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Wild Flowers of Eastern Andalucia reviewed by Plant Talk

This excellent field guide to the flowering plants of Almeria and the Sierra de los Filabres region covers an area of southern Spain with a particularly rich and varied flora. The book is beautifully illustrated with stunning colour photographs, and botanist Sarah Ball describes a good representative selection of the most frequent and characteristic flowering […]

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Stewart McPherson’s Sarraceniaceae volumes reviewed in the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

Stewart McPherson is the owner and manager of Redfern Natural History Publications and author of many of its books. His global explorations have afforded him a place of significance in the botanical world, and many of his worldwide field trips have resulted in the classification of new plant species, with a particular emphasis on carnivorous […]

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Two reviews of Fauna Verlag’s ‘Birds in Africa’

The following two reviews of Fauna Verlag’s ‘Birds in Africa’ represent the book as a quality general survey of the avifauna for those with a wide interest in Africa’s bird life: Birds in Africa Rainer Christian Ertel Published by Fauna Verlag, Distributed by NHBS Review published online at the African Bird Club “When Vögel in Afrika by the […]

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New Edition of Bat Surveys: Good Practice Guidelines – available now

From the Bat Conservation Trust website: The Bat Conservation Trust encourages people working with bats, or those who might come into contact with bats or their roosts during their daily lives, to follow good practice. We have worked with organisations and individuals across many sectors to develop a range of guidance to help you conduct your business or perform your work […]

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Primates of West Africa “in much more detail than other field guides” – review

Review published in the Gorilla Journal 43, December 2011  Primates of West Africa: A Field Guide and Natural History John F Oates Published by Conservation International This field guide introduces the primates of West Africa in much more detail than other field guides. The species/subspecies are not only described (and shown in drawings by Stephen […]

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“Informative” guide to Brazilian Hawkmoths reviewed in the Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists’ Society

 Review published in the October 2011 Volume of the Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists’ Society A Guide to the Hawkmoths of the Serra dos Orgaos, South-eastern Brazil (Guia dos Sphingidae da Serra dos Orgaos, Sudeste do Brasil) Alan Martin, Alexandre Soares and Jorge Bizarro Published by REGUA Hawkmoths have an enduring appeal for their attractiveness, […]

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The Norfolk Bird Atlas: Summer and Winter Distributions 1999-2007

BTO’s Norfolk Bird Atlas “a triumph of organization…” – IBIS review, October 2011

The Norfolk Bird Atlas: Summer and Winter Distributions 1999-2007   “This handsome volume is the successor to Kelly’s The Norfolk Bird Atlas (1986). The famous county has 1459 tetrads, and this new work is a triumph of organization, including as it does the contributions of over 400 observers, the number and quality of whom few […]

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A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests and The Norfolk Bird Atlas reviewed in Birdwatch Magazine

A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests   “The best of the nest” The introductory sections to this excellent guide cover current legislation, the BTO’s Nest Record Scheme and advice about finding and monitoring nests without affecting the outcome of the breeding attempt. Importantly, it also explains why there is a need to monitor nests. Along with […]

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A “must-have” book: What Zoos Can Do, reviewed in WAZA News

What Zoos Can Do: The Leading Zoological Gardens of Europe 2010-2020 by Anthony Sheridan “This book contains unique information and analyses 80 leading zoological gardens in 21 European countries. This is a must-have book for all those interested in zoos – enthusiasts, sceptics, visitors, sponsors, zoo owners, politicians, wildlife conservationists and all those working in […]

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Book of the Week: A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests

Continuing our selection of the very best titles available through NHBS: A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests by James Ferguson-Lees, Richard Castell and Dave Leech What? A guide to the identification of the nests of 146 British and Irish bird species, and a source of information and guidelines about monitoring nests. Why? Along with the species […]

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