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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Book of the Barn Owl by Sally Coulthard
    The Book of the Barn Owl - by Sally Coulthard

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781803289335 | ISBN 10: 1803289333

    Few of us know what goes on after dark, underneath the moon. Sally Coulthard shines a light on the barn owl, one of the most mesmerising and elusive icons of the countryside.   'Fascinating insights... An endearing book for lovers of the barn owl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birds and Us: A 12,000 Year History, from Cave Art to Conservation by Tim Birkhead
    Birds and Us: A 12,000 Year History, from Cave Art to Conservation - by Tim Birkhead

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780241990131 | ISBN 10: 0241990130

    In Birds and Us, award-winning writer and ornithologist Tim Birkhead takes us on an epic and dazzling journey through this mutual history with birds, from the ibises mummified and deified by Ancient Egyptians to Renaissance experiments on woodpecker ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keep Looking Up: Your Guide to the Powerful Healing of Birdwatching by Tammah Watts
    Keep Looking Up: Your Guide to the Powerful Healing of Birdwatching - by Tammah Watts

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781788176316 | ISBN 10: 1788176316

    Discover how you can find peace, harmony and contentment in birdwatching and unlock self-love with the power of nature.  Depressed, isolated and financially and spiritually broken, Tammah Watts was struggling with unrelenting pain from compli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birds: An Anthology by Jaqueline Mitchell (Editor), illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish
    Birds: An Anthology - by Jaqueline Mitchell (Editor), illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781851245291 | ISBN 10: 1851245294

    Thomas Hardy notes the thrush's 'full-hearted evensong of joy illimited', Gilbert White observes how swallows sweep through the air but swifts 'dash round in circles' and Rachel Carson watches sanderlings at the ocean's edge, scurrying 'across the be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer
    Bird Cottage - by Eva Meijer

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782273936 | ISBN 10: 178227393x

    I want to find out how they behave when they’re free.   Len Howard was forty years old when she decided to leave her London life and loves behind, retire to the English countryside and devote the rest of her days to her one true passion: b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Seabird
    The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers - by Adam Nicolson, illustrated by Kate Boxer

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008165703 | ISBN 10: 000816570x

    WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JEFFERIES AWARD FOR NATURE WRITING 2017   The full story of seabirds from one of the greatest nature writers. The book looks at the pattern of their lives, their habitats, the threats they f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birds Art Life: The Art of Noticing the Small and Significant by Kyo Maclear
    Birds Art Life: The Art of Noticing the Small and Significant - by Kyo Maclear

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008225049 | ISBN 10: 0008225044

    We live in a world that prizes the fast over the slow, the new over the familiar and work over rest. Birds Art Life Death is Kyo Maclear’s beautiful journey to stake out a sense of meaning amid the crushing rush.   One winter Kyo Maclear f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Life of the Owl by John Lewis-Stempel
    The Secret Life of the Owl - by John Lewis-Stempel

    £7.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857524560 | ISBN 10: 0857524569

    ‘Dusk is filling the valley. It is the time of the gloaming, the owl-light. Out in the wood, the resident tawny has started calling, Hoo-hoo-hoo-h-o-o-o.’  There is something about owls. They feature in every major culture from the Stone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds - by Bill Bailey

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786483768 | ISBN 10: 1786483769

    A humorous and very personal guide written by Bill Bailey about his favourite British birds, complete with drawings, notes and cartoons by the comedian himself.  'When herons are spooked they have a habit of vomiting as a defence. Half-digest ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife by John M. Marzluff; With Illustrations by Jack DeLap
    Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife - by John M. Marzluff; With Illustrations by Jack DeLap

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780300216875 | ISBN 10: 0300216874

    Welcome to Subirdia presents a surprising discovery: the suburbs of many large cities support incredible biological diversity. Populations and communities of a great variety of birds, as well as other creatures, are adapting to the conditions of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Magic and Mystery of Birds: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human by Noah Strycker
    The Magic and Mystery of Birds: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human - by Noah Strycker

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780285643239 | ISBN 10: 0285643231

    Why do birds do what they do, and how do they offer a glimpse into the nature of humanity? From the life-long relationships of the albatross, the remarkable memory of the nutcracker and other avian mysteries Noah Strycker illuminates the startlin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spotting and Jotting Guide: Our British Birds by Matt Sewell
    Spotting and Jotting Guide: Our British Birds - by Matt Sewell

    £6.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780091960001 | ISBN 10: 0091960002

    There is nothing better than spotting a bird you have never seen before, so here is a handy way of keeping all your jottings in check.   In Matt Sewell's much-loved pop art style, and small enough to pop in your pocket, Spotting and Jotting G ... more

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  • Cover image of book H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
    H is for Hawk - by Helen Macdonald

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099575450 | ISBN 10: 0099575450

    'In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens, they're the birdwatchers' dark grail.'  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Encounters in the Wild: Barn Owl by Jim Crumley
    Encounters in the Wild: Barn Owl - by Jim Crumley

    £10.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908643742 | ISBN 10: 1908643749

    In the Encounters in the Wild series, renowned nature writer Jim Crumley gets up close and personal with British wildlife. With his inimitable passion and vision, he relives memorable encounters with some of our best-loved native species, offering as ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir by Alice Walker
    The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir - by Alice Walker

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780220062 | ISBN 10: 1780220065

    When Alice Walker grew up in the deep south of America, her family always kept chickens - for meat and for eggs - and her job was to chase down the Sunday dinner! In later life, when she settled in Mexico and was growing her own food, she realised ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo by Michael McCarthy
    Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo - by Michael McCarthy

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848540620 | ISBN 10: 1848540620

    If we could see it as a whole, if they all arrived in a single flock, say, we would be truly amazed: sixteen million birds. Swallows, martins, swifts, warblers, wagtails, wheatears, cuckoos, chats, nightingales, nightjars, thrushes, pipits and flycat ... more

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