Christopher Helm

Christopher Helm’s name has adorned some of the most cherished and authoritative bird books to have appeared anywhere in the world in the last 30 years.

Starting with Seabirds in 1983, a revolution in ornithology publishing, never before had there been a bird identification guide to match it, the Helm stable has grown into a series of groundbreaking identification guides to the birds of the world. The instant success of Seabirds, followed three years later by Shorebirds, ensured the Helm Identification Guides became a hallmark of quality for birders worldwide.

As well as the justly famous Helm Identification Guides, the Helm imprint has expanded to include the Helm Field Guides, Helm Photographic Guides, Where to Watch Birds - a series which covers birding almost everywhere in the world - a growing series of UK county avifaunas, and guides to identifying some of the most easily confused bird species.

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Birds of Borneo

Birds of Borneo

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Susan Myers (Author), Richard Allen (Illustrator), Hilary Burn (Illustrator), Clive Byers (Illustrator), Daniel Cole (Illustrator), John Cox (Illustrator), Anthony Disley (Illustrator), Alan Harris (Illustrator), Szabolcs Kókay (Illustrator), Mike Langman (Illustrator), Ian Lewington (Illustrator), Andrew MacKay (Illustrator), Stephen Message (Illustrator), Christopher Schmidt (Illustrator), Jan Wilczur (Illustrator), Tim Worfolk (Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Feb 2016 | Edition: 2 | #225725 | ISBN-13: 9781472924445
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx
Birds of Senegal and The Gambia

Birds of Senegal and The Gambia

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Nik Borrow (Illustrator), Ron Demey (Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #189987 | ISBN-13: 9781408134696
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx
Birds of the West Indies

Birds of the West Indies

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando Garrido, Allan Keith and Janis Raffaele

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Sep 2003 | #140250 | ISBN: 0713654198
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £19.99 $26/€24 approx
The Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe

The Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe

An Identification Guide
Field / Identification Guide

By: Roy Brown (Author), John Ferguson (Author), Michael F Lawrence (Author), David Lees (Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Apr 2003 | Edition: 2 | #124776 | ISBN: 0713653825
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€29 approx
Birds of the Middle East

Birds of the Middle East

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Richard Porter (Author), Simon Aspinall (Author), A Birch (Illustrator), John Gale (Illustrator), Mike Langman (Illustrator), Brian E Small (Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Aug 2010 | Edition: 2 | #180983 | ISBN-13: 9780713676020
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx
Birds of the Atlantic Islands

Birds of the Atlantic Islands

Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores, Cape Verde
Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Tony Clarke, Chris Orgill and Tony Disley

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #66409 | ISBN: 0713660236
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £34.99 $45/€41 approx
Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World

Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Derek Onley and Paul Scofield

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #66425 | ISBN-13: 9780713643329
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx
Birds of East Africa

Birds of East Africa

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi
Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Terry Stevenson (Author), John Fanshawe (Author), Brian E Small (Illustrator), John Gale (Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

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Birds of East Africa

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Paperback | Dec 2004 | #151078 | ISBN: 0713673478
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £34.99 $45/€41 approx
Hardback | Nov 2003 [2003 reprint] | #143658 | ISBN: 0713669357
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #22326 | ISBN: 0856610798
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Birds of Cuba

Birds of Cuba

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Orlando H Garrido (Author), Arturo Kirkconnell (Author), Román Compañy (Illustrator), Lester L Short (Foreword By)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Sep 2000 | #107843 | ISBN: 0713657847
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £39.99 $51/€47 approx
Pipits and Wagtails of Europe, Asia and North America

Pipits and Wagtails of Europe, Asia and North America

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Identification Guide Series

By: Per Alstrom, Krister Mild and Bill Zetterstrom

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Apr 2003 | #54600 | ISBN: 0713658347
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £59.99 $77/€71 approx
Cuckoos of the World

Cuckoos of the World

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Identification Guide Series

By: Johannes Erritzøe (Author), Clive F Mann (Author), Frederik P Brammer (Author), Richard A Fuller (Author), Richard Allen (Illustrator), Jan Wilczur (Illustrator), Martin Woodcock (Illustrator), Tim Worfolk (Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jun 2012 | #190000 | ISBN-13: 9780713660340
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £59.99 $77/€71 approx
Birds of Trinidad and Tobago

Birds of Trinidad and Tobago

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Martyn Kenefick, Robin Restall and Floyd Hayes

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | May 2011 | Edition: 2 | #189984 | ISBN-13: 9781408152096
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€29 approx
Birds of Nepal

Birds of Nepal

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Richard Grimmett (Author), Carol Inskipp (Author), Tim Inskipp (Author), Hem Sagar Baral (Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Sep 2016 | Edition: 2 | #219790 | ISBN-13: 9781472905710
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £34.99 $45/€41 approx
Pigeons and Doves

Pigeons and Doves

A Guide to the Pigeons and Doves of the World
Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Identification Guide Series

By: David Gibbs, Eustace Barnes and John Cox

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jan 2001 | #66403 | ISBN: 1873403607
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £64.99 $83/€76 approx
Birds of Melanesia

Birds of Melanesia

Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia
Field / Identification GuideWorld / Checklist

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Guy Dutson

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Oct 2011 | #187620 | ISBN-13: 9780713665406
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £39.99 $51/€47 approx
Where to Watch Birds in Costa Rica

Where to Watch Birds in Costa Rica

World / ChecklistWildlife Guide

By: Barrett Lawson

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Feb 2010 | #181785 | ISBN-13: 9781408125120
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £19.99 $26/€24 approx
Skuas and Jaegers

Skuas and Jaegers

Field / Identification Guide

By: Klaus Malling Olsen (Author), Hans Larsson (Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Feb 2013 | #202337 | ISBN-13: 9781408189078
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £49.99 $64/€59 approx
Hardback | Dec 2000 | #63425 | ISBN: 1873403461
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Sylvia Warblers

Sylvia Warblers

Identification, Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Genus Sylvia
Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Identification Guide Series

By: Shirihai Hadoram (Author), Gabriel Gargallo (Author), Andreas J Helbig (Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | May 2001 | #107849 | ISBN: 0713639849
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $103/€94 approx
Flight Identification of European Seabirds

Flight Identification of European Seabirds

Field / Identification Guide

By: Anders Blomdahl, Bertil Breife and Niklas Holmstrom

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Jul 2007 | #166387 | ISBN-13: 9780713686166
Availability: In stock
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Paperback | Apr 2003 | #106685 | ISBN: 0713660201
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Where to Watch Birds in Southern and Western Spain

Where to Watch Birds in Southern and Western Spain

Andalucia, Extremadura and Gibraltar
World / ChecklistWildlife Guide

Series: Where to Watch Birds in Britain and Europe [Christopher Helm]

By: Ernest Garcia and Andrew Paterson

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Mar 2008 | Edition: 3 | #162621 | ISBN-13: 9780713683158
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