New Holland Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

Author: Peter H. Barthel
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1847731104
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Birds

A bird identification guide for birdwatchers visiting Malaysia and Singapore which includes two regional distribution maps showing the birding localities, tips on birdwatching and information on bird biology and behaviour. It is useful for visiting birdwatcher.

Field guide to edible mushrooms of Britain and Europe

Author: Peter Jordan
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1845374193
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Edible mushrooms

The way birds behave is one of the vital keys to accurate identification and this book aims to provide instruction needed to understand their behaviour. It is illustrated with colour photographs, and covers the important types of bird behaviour, including movement, feeding, breeding, migration, navigation, distribution, range, life and death.

Green Guide to Birds Of Britain And Europe

Author: Jim Flegg
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472927125
Release Date: 2016-09-08
Genre: Nature

Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe. With their diversity of form, colour, behaviour and song, birds are an endless source of fascination, but telling apart the different thrushes, finches, wagtails, warblers, tits and terns often stumps novices. The Green Guide to Birds makes identifying them easy for beginners and amateur naturalists alike. · Beautiful colour illustrations of the 150 species most common in Britain and Europe · Detailed description of plumage, behaviour, calls, songs and habitat to aid identification · Includes a comprehensive introduction with information on practical birdwatching and conservation, as well as a photo gallery new to this edition

Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs of Britain and Europe

Author: Michael Eppinger
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1845374754
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Shrubs

This handy pocket-sized guide provide quick, accurate and easy identification of over 170 deciduous and evergreen European tree and shrub species. Identifying Colours and Symbols classify the species according to leaf shape and arrangement, simplifying identification 320 Colour Photos show each species with its characteristic features in its natural habitat 320 Graphics highlight the typical identifying features of each species Calendar Wheel helps identify the flowering and fruiting seasons of each species.

Field Guide to Birds of Britain and Europe

Author: Michael Eppinger
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 184537472X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Birds

A guide to birdwatching. This book takes the reader through the information that he or she will need, from choosing the right field guide to selecting a suitable pair of binoculars and/or telescope. It shows you how to avoid common identification errors, demonstrates vital field techniques, and illustrates the principles of basic field notes.

New Holland European Reptile and Amphibian Guide

Author: Axel Kwet
Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)
ISBN: 1847734448
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Amphibians

This comprehensive photographic field guide covers nearly 200 species and subspecies of European reptiles and amphibians, including all those that occur in Britain. It is lavishly illustrated with images of snakes, lizards, turtles, terrapins, tortoises, frogs, toads, newts and salamanders, with up to four photos of each species including, for example, males, females, colour variants, juveniles and sub-species. Each species account deals with identification, habitat and behaviour, while a summary lists size and key features and a colour map outlines the species' distribution. The introduction outlines reptile and amphibian life-cycles.The New Holland Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Europe is ideal for taking into the field or on holiday, and is a mine of information on these fascinating creatures. It is essential reading for all conservationists, biologists and wildlife enthusiasts.

Birdwatcher s Pocket Field Guide

Author: Mark Golley
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1843301199
Release Date: 2003-05-01
Genre: Nature

This guide identifies over 1200 species of wild flowers, offering detailed descriptions and colour illustrations. Its features include: an extensive introduction with practical advice; notes on field equipment; a discussion on conservation; and a list of areas of outstanding botanical interest.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Author: John Harrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198549601
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Nature

The Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka is the first fully comprehensive, modern field guide to this ornithologically fascinating country. All of Sri Lanka's 426 official avian species are described in the text and depicted in 48 stunning new colour plates painted by Tim Worfolk, one of Britain's leading bird artists. The text, accessible to both experienced ornithologists and beginners, highlights the important identification features, such as plumage variations, size, calls and songs,range, distribution, and status, for every species. The plates illustrate the various plumage variations for each bird, and show the birds perched and also in flight, where relevant to their identification. An introduction to the guide describes briefly some of the best sites for watching Sri Lanka's abundant avifauna, and provides useful contact addresses for the prospective traveller. This will be an essential purchase for all birdwatchers travelling to the region; the beautiful plates and clearly-written text will also make it a must-have for anyone who loves birds, and Sri Lankan birds in particular.

The Birdwatcher s Pocket Guide to Britain and Europe

Author: Peter Hayman
ISBN: 1845334353
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Genre: Birds

This is the most compact and concise guide to the 430 species of birds that live in or regularly visit Britain and the rest of Europe. It is the only truly pocket-sized field guide. There are at least six illustrations of each species and Peter Hayman's unique painting style brings the birds to life. The well-researched text in the form of captions and annotation tells you all you need to know to be able to identify correctly different species. Symbols show at a glance in which habitats each bird can be found and at what time of year each is present - both essential factors for correct identification. Differentiating between one species and another could never be made simpler. This guide is the essential companion for taking into the field wherever you go birdwatching in Britain and Europe.

A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

Author: David Callahan
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408186657
Release Date: 2014-08-14
Genre: Nature

This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged with the avian world. Each item contains around 500 words on a double-page spread and include an illustration of the object in question. The book includes the objects listed below as well as many more.The range of items is international and cross-cultural. Subjects include: An Egyptian 'field guide' [early tomb decorations of birds, identifiable as species] Ornithologiae libri tres: the first British bird guide [a 1676 publication that attempted to itemise all British birds known at the time] The Dodo specimen held at the Horniman museum Systema Naturae by Carl Linnaeus [the first-ever system of scientific names in 1758, and still the international standard today] The shotgun The book, The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by Gilbert White [1789] HMS Beagle [the ship on which Darwin made his ground-breaking discoveries] Aluminium bird rings [used to record movement and longevity of individuals and species] along with many more modern innovations including walkie talkies, pagers, radio tags and apps.

Bird Identification and Fieldcraft

Author: Mark Ward
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1847731376
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Bird watching

Provides a guide to over 80 species of mammal, bird, insect and reptile found in British and European gardens. This title is aimed at 8-12 year olds. It features an introduction explaining how important gardens are for wildlife, how to make your garden a better place for wild creatures, and what to look for in each season of the year.