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  • THE BIOLOGY OF MOULT IN BIRDS *
    LUKAS JENNI
    Unique to birds and with a multitude of functions, feathers are amazing structures. All birds need to renew their feathers periodically, in a process called moult. Because feathers can only be renewed as a whole, all functions of the plumage are impaired during moult, and so this process has a crucial impact on most aspects of a bird's life. Therefore the period of moult is one...
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    102,50 €

  • POCKET GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND *
    LEWINGTON R.
    Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. The second edition features a new, illustrated 'at-a-glance' identification guide, updated distribution maps and species accounts, and new spreads and artwork for the Cryptic Wood White and Scarce Tortoiseshell.-------------Segunda edición revisada. Este ...
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    25,00 €

  • THE COMMON BUZZARD *
    SEAN WALLS
    'Based on many years of personal research, and a thorough knowledge of the European literature, the authors provide an eminently readable account of the biology of the Common Buzzard. Whatever your interests in birds, I can recommend this book for its content of information and insight.' ? Professor Ian Newton OBE, FRS, FRSESoaring majestically on thermals with broad wings rais...
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    67,00 €

  • MOULT AND AGEING OF EUROPEAN PASSERINES: *
    LUKAS JENNI
    A brand-new, completely revised second edition of Jenni and Winkler's classic guide, updated and improved for the next generation of ringers and professional ornithologists. The moult strategies of birds exert an important influence on their behaviour and energetics, and also provide the basis of valuable tools for study. A proper understanding of how feathers are replaced and ...
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    153,00 €

  • FLORA OF THE MEDITERRANEAN. *
    GARDNER C.M.
    The Mediterranean a land of blues skies, warm sunshine, rugged mountains and azure seas. Yet this familiar image conceals another Mediterranean a secret landscape populated by a dazzling variety of wild flowers and plants, from spectacular orchids and ancient olive trees to delicate snowdrops and hardy cacti.Following on from their widely acclaimed Flora of the Silk Road, Chris...
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    66,00 €

  • ANTS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE *
    LEBAS C.
    This photographic field guide covers every species of ant found in Britain and Europe. More than 400 species of ant can be found in Europe, and Ants of Britain and Europe covers them all,with detailed descriptions for more than 150 of the more commonly encountered. The species accounts include information on field characteristics, confusion species, habitat and biology, and app...
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    55,00 €

  • AMPHIBIANS OF EUROPE, NORTH AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST *
    DIFRESNES C.
    Guía fotográfica de referencia. Práctica, completa y compacta es la guía definitiva de las 138 especies de anfibios que se encuentran en el paleártico occidental. El texto detallado del autor describe la biología, el hábitat y el comportamiento de cada especie, e incluye información útil sobre sus clasificación, ecología y ciclos de vida. Agrupadas por familias para ...
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    34,50 €

  • ALEPPO: *
    PHILIP MANSEL
    A poignant testament to the city shattered by Syria's civil war. Aleppo lies in ruins, a casualty of Syria's brutal civil war. Its streets are cloaked in darkness, its population scattered, its memories ravaged. But this was once a vibrant world city, where Muslims, Christians and Jews lived and traded together in peace. Few places are as ancient and diverse. At the crossroads ...
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    24,50 €

  • RSPB HANDBOOK OF SCOTTISH BIRDS *
    PETER HOLDEN, STUART HOUSDEN,
    This is a fully updated second edition of 2009's well reviewed RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds detailing Scotland's rich birdlife. Over 250 species are covered in detail with one page per species, including Gaelic names newly added for this edition. The detailed distribution maps have been fully updated and show when birds are breeding, wintering or on migration. More than a th...
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    30,50 €

  • WINTER BIRDS *
    LARS JONSSON, DAVID A CHRISTIE
    In this stunning book, Lars Jonsson celebrates and explores the beauty of the birds that surround him during the Swedish winter months. Inspired by the desolate, wintry landscapes, the dazzling light and the stark contrast of colours he observes against the snow, Jonsson has created an unparalleled collection of art.Jonsson illustrates each bird in his classic style, and his te...
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    69,00 €

  • BIRDS NEW TO SCIENCE *
    DAVID BREWER
    Amazing as it might sound, ornithologists are still discovering several bird species each year that are completely new to science. These aren't all obscure brown birds on tiny islands – witness the bizarre Bare-faced Bulbul from Laos (2009), spectacular Araripe Manakin from Brazil (1998), or gaudy Bugun Liocichla from north-east India (2006).Birds New to Science documents mor...
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    81,50 €

  • BIRDS OF OMAN *
    JENS ERIKSEN, RICHARD PORTER
    With its unique blend of Western Palearctic, Oriental and Afrotropical components, and lying on a migratory crossroads, Oman is a jewel of the Middle East. This is the first comprehensive field guide to the birds of this fascinating and welcoming country.All 528 species on the Oman Bird List are featured on the 116 colour plates, illustrating many of the distinct plumages and r...
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    60,00 €

  • BIRDS OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE *
    DAVISON G. W. H.
    This compact and easy-to-use bird identification guide covers more than 250 species, and each bird description is supported by at least one clear colour photograph. The forests and coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore are home to a fantastic and vast array of birds, and offer many outstanding and easily accessible birdwatching locations, many of which are highlighted ...
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    26,00 €

  • WADERS OF EUROPE *
    LARS GEJL
    Waders are spectacular members of our avifauna. They are especially prevalent along coasts and in wetlands during the spring and autumn migration periods, when members of several species may perform dramatic flocks that wheel and turn in flight. While waders are often particularly striking in summer plumage, identifying these birds outside the breeding season can be problematic...
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    77,50 €

  • AUSTRALIAN BIRD GUIDE *
    PETER MENKHORST, DANNY ROGERS, ROHAN CLARKE, JEFF DAVIES, PETER MARSACK, KIM FRANKLIN
    The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide to Australian birds ever published. Almost 250 stunning plates are complemented by detailed maps and a rigorous and accurate text, covering identification, distribution and status, with a greater coverage of subspecific and plumage variation than any other guide.This book sets a new standard for coverage of Austral...
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    42,90 €

  • WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN NORTHERN AND EASTERN SPAIN *
    ERNEST GARCIA
    The definitive guide to finding birds in Northern and Eastern Spain.This region embraces an impressive range of habitats from the Pyrenees to the sun-drenched Catalan coast. As a consequence the area is rich in birdlife and full of potential for visiting birders. Almost 200 sites are described in this fully updated third edition, with full coverage of terms of habitat, access a...
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    63,00 €

  • SONGS OF LOVE AND WAR *
    DOMINIC COUZENS
    The dawn chorus: a single voice cutting through the darkness heralds a breaking wave of sound at the very beginning of the day. It is an iconic natural phenomenon with many familiar performers, yet it is a mysterious event for which there is no complete explanation.A mass of starlings gathers at the end of the midwinter day. As the sun sets, wave upon wave of bodies rolls in an...
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    36,60 €

  • POCKET PHOTO GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE HIMALAYAS *
    GREWAL B.
    The Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range, are a birdwatcher's paradise. Many of its species are high altitude specialists, including Tibetan and Himalayan Snowcocks, Snow Partridge, Ibisbill, Tibetan Sandgrouse, Hume's Groundpecker, Tibetan Snowfinch and Great Rosefinch. The area comprises a mosaic of different habitats which host a huge range of avian species, with fa...
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    25,50 €

  • BIRDS OF ECUADOR AND GALAPAGOS *
    CLIVE BYERS
    Although it is one of South America's smallest countries, Ecuador is home to nearly 1,600 species of birds. This is thanks to the huge variety of habitats created by the Andes. The country is a birder's paradise and an increasingly popular tourist destination. Areas such as Tandayapa, Mindo and La Selva are renowned for their birdwatching potential and boast such dramatic speci...
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    18,90 €

  • RSPB SPOTLIGHT KINGFISHERS *
    DAVID CHANDLER
    Usually observed as a flash of blue and orange from a riverbank, most people are aware of Kingfishers, but few of us are familiar with the intricacies of their day-to-day lives.With their long, dagger-like bills, bright blue plumage and characteristic fast, low flight over water, Common Kingfishers are instantly recognisable. The 90 or so species that belong to this colourful f...
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    26,00 €

  • THE MOST PERFECT THING *
    BIRKHEAD, TIM
    'I think that, if required on pain of death to name instantly the most perfect thing in the universe, I should risk my fate on a bird's egg'Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1862How are eggs of different shapes made, and why are they the shape they are? When does the shell of an egg harden? Why do some eggs contain two yolks? How are the colours and patterns of an eggshell created, a...
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    39,00 €

  • FEW AND FAR BETWEEN: *
    ELDER, C.
    A Guardian Nature Book of the Year 'It's a dream to scout out the UK's natural treasures - and find them!' Chris Packham Seeking the beautiful, the breathtaking and the bizarre, Charlie Elder goes in search of Britain's rarest and most endangered animals. Travelling the length and breadth of the UK, and meeting up with experts along the way, he tracks down secretive and scarce ...
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    27,50 €

  • POCKET PHOTO GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF CHINA *
    JOHN MACKINNON, NIGEL HICKS
    A compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to China, one of the world's top destinations for watching birds. A total of 252 species is described here in detail, from the magestic Black-crowned Night Heron to the striking Large Niltava. All of these birds are clearly illustrated in a collection of specially commissioned colour photographs....
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    25,50 €

  • DO BIRDS HAVE KNEES? *
    MOSS, STEPHEN
    Ever looked at a bird and thought, 'I wonder why birds sing...'? Find the answer to this and many more intriguing questions about birds here.How do ducks on frozen ponds stop their feet from freezing solid in winter?Do birds sleep standing up?Why do some species migrate yet others don't?And do birds have knees?Stephen Moss answers 450 questions aimed at birdwatchers of all leve...
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    30,50 €

  • POCKET PHOTO GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THAILAND *
    WEBSTER M.
    Thailand is one of Asia's leading tourist destinations and a treasure trove for anyone interested in wildlife. This little guide to the birds of Thailand is an excellent introduction for birdwatchers, residents and visitors to the country alike. It covers 252 of the birds that are regularly seen in Thailand as well as a number of endemic species, with more than 250 photographs ...
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    25,50 €

  • NIGHTINGALES IN NOVEMBER *
    MIKE DILGER
    Have you ever wondered what 'our' birds get up to when they're not pinching our peanuts, pilfering our pyracantha berries or nesting under the eaves of our homes? The One Show's natural history star Mike Dilger tells us the answers in Nightingales in November.This brilliant almanac tells the very different personal and annual stories of twelve well-known birds we deign to call ...
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    28,50 €

  • A POCKET GUIDE TO THE ORCHIDS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND *
    HARRAP S.
    The orchid family is one of the largest plant families in the world, reaching its highest diversity in the tropics where their exotic and colourful flowers are often truly breathtaking. Britain and Ireland have just 52 species of wild orchid, some of which are rare or scarce, whilst others are surprisingly inconspicuous. Yet, whether large or small, all orchids share flamboyant...
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    24,00 €

  • FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND *
    GOLLEY, MARC
    Stunningly illustrated and simple to use, this brand new, fully updated, edition of a practical and informative guide is a must for any birdwatcher's pocket. Whether observing what is feeding, nesting or bathing in your garden, or further afield, or trying to identify a bird on the wing, this book is perfect for use at home, out in the car or in the field.Arranged in taxonomic ...
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    34,00 €

  • WILD CATS OF THE WORLD *
    HUNTER L.
    Ranging from the largest – the Tiger to the smallest species – the Rusty-Spotted Cat and Black-Footed Cat, the world's wild cats are some of the most beautiful, ferocious and feared carnivores in the world. Wild Cats of the World provides a detailed account of each species of wild cat, examining their importance throughout history and the future of some of the most endanger...
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    60,00 €

  • TALES FROM CONCRETE JUNGLES *
    LINDO, DAVID
    Born and raised in London, David Lindo's passionate interest in the natural world, especially birds, began at an early age. His thriving curiosity opened a door for him into an unexplored world of urban birding. Years later he decided to champion the delights of birding in cities and reinvented himself as the Urban Birder. Using this illustrious alias David Lindo has brought ur...
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    34,00 €


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