Where to Watch Birds in Devon and Cornwall: Including the Isles of Scilly and Lundy (Paperback)
- This substantially revised and expanded edition of "Where to Watch Birds in Devon and Cornwall" is the essential guide for any active birdwatcher in these counties. All significant birdwatching areas in the region are analysed under the headings 'Habitat', 'Timing', 'Access' and 'Calendar', providing all the information necessary to make the most of each and every trip, whatever the time of year.
- This is a detailed account of over 100 of the best birdwatching sites in the great county on Yorkshire. The sites range from Spurn Point in the south-east, northwards along the coast to Flamborough Head and the Tees estuary and inland along the Pennine Chain with its many reservoirs and the high barren moorlands to the rolling hills of the North York moors. Every site is described with directions for access and distances for travel as well as lists of all species to be found at the various seasons.
Concise Bird Guide
- This well illustrated pocket-sized field guide is packed with information on the birds of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 250 species. Also included is a foldout insert illustrating flying birds of different species
Where to Watch Birds in North West England and the Isle of Man
- A guide to the best birding sites in the north western counties of Cumbria, Lancashire and Cheshire. This area holds some of the finest upland sites in England, as well as some superb wetlands including Morecambe Bay which holds the largest wader roost in the country...buy it and visit!
RSPB Handbook of British Birds
- The strength of this guide over its rivals is the wealth of
information, with notes on population and conservation that
you simply don't get in standard guides... illustrations are
super and the price is excellent ...buy it
Secret Lives of British Birds (Paperback)
- Beautifully written cameos of the
private lives of the UK's birds. Dominic shares his passion
and exposes the secrets. There isn't a birder in Britain
that couldn't learn something new for this book.
Where to Watch Birds in the East Midlands
- This guide covers the five East Midland counties
and includes natural and man-made areas as diverse as the Wash, Rutland
Water, Sherwood Forest and the famous migration hot spots found on
the Lincolnshire coast. 49 major sites is dealt with in detail, providing
information on habitat, access, best times of the year to visit and
the species likely to be encountered. Perhaps the most detailed of
the series so far.
Where to Watch Birds: Northeast
England (Where to Watch Birds S.)
- Among my favourite birding destinations,
the counties of Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham,
have much to offer birders. Its coastline includes some
important seabirds cliffs, as well as tidal estuaries which
are highly attractive to wintering and migrating wildfowl
and waders. The Farne Islands are famous for their spectacular
tern colonies and other breeding seabirds including Eider.
The entire coastline is good for sea watching and also highly
attractive to migrating passerines with many rarities recorded.
The Birds of Dorset (Country Avifaunas
- Dorset is noted for its expanses of
heathland and coastal reedbeds. The combination of these
nationally scarce habitats and a mild climate make Dorset
a stronghold for some of Britain's rarest breeding birds.
This text looks at the range and status of every species
recorded in the county, using data gathered by the Dorset
The Birds of Suffolk
- For the East Anglia enthusiast,
this new county avifauna looks at the birdlife of Suffolk
- one of the most important birding counties of England.
Suffolk is relatively underdeveloped, with nationally
important wetlands and heathlands, and a long, varied
coastline. This text looks examines in detail the status
of every species on the Suffolk list. The data presented
includes a breakdown of all records of vagrant species.
Where to Watch Birds in Britain
- A superb and well researched update
of the original book. Lots of new sites have been added.
The experts have been consulted. An indispensible guide
to British twitcher or foreign visitor. All the key sites
are covered, usually with good maps complete with a season
by season guide of what to see where.
Where to Watch Birds in Dorset,
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
- Some of the finest bird watching
sites in the UK are included in this new updated guide.
Many memorable birding experiences surged in my mind as
I read through the pages: searching Arne for Dartford
Warbler on a crisp spring morning, the excitement of potential
migrants at Portland, Honey Buzzards in the New Forest
and the evocative churring of Nightjar on the heaths.
The Complete Guide to the Birdlife
of Britain & Europe
- This is quite simply the best illustrated
guide to Europe's birds that I have seen. Every bird is
pictured at least five times (and sometimes twenty times)
in varying poses within its habitat. Seeing the birds in
context, really gives this book the edge.
The text , written by an expert, is concise, thorough and
up to date. Many of the recent splits are included. The
likes of Yelkouan Shearwater and Southern Grey Shrike are
illustrated superbly for perhaps the first time in any recent
More than a field guide, the book is coffee table size,
and certainly deserves to be in the collection of every
serious bird watcher.
Where to Watch Birds
in East Anglia
- Perhaps the most rewarding birdwatching
region in England, East Anglia is enduringly popular with
birdwatchers. This popularity has been reflected in "Where
to watch birds in East Anglia". The authors provide
in-depth coverage of the best sites in the counties of Norfolk,
Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire. This is the new and updated
Where to Watch Birds in Devon
Whether local or visiting, expert
or novice, Where to watch birds in Devon and Cornwall
is the essential guide for any active birdwatcher in these
counties. All significant birdwatching areas in the region
are analysed under the headings 'Habitat', 'Timing', 'Access'
and 'Calendar', providing all the information necessary
to make the most of each and every trip, whatever the
time of year. This substantially revised and expanded
edition has new chapters, details of 'clusters' of sites
easily accessible from particular holiday or population
centres, additional information on access for the car-bound
or disabled, as well as numerous examples of recent occurrences
and significant status changes.
Where to Watch Birds in the London Area
- The book covers every key site from the
Central London parks to the marshes of the Thames, and the wetlands
and reservoirs of the Colne and Lee Valleys. It also covers advice
about habitat, the birds most likely to be seen, when to visit
to see which species of bird, and how to get there, including
full public transport information.
Where to Watch Birds in Cumbria, Lancashire
- An excellent introduction to some of the
main sites in the NW of England.
A Birdwatcher's Guide to Lancashire
Recommended travel books for England:
AA Baedeker's Great Britain
- Quick and easy to consult, the principal
features of interest are described in the main "Sights From A
To Z" section, with each entry cross-referenced to the large folded
map that completes this handy map and guide pack.