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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The Illustrated Guide to Chickens

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens

How to Choose Them - How to Keep Them
Handbook / Manual

By: Celia Lewis

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Apr 2010 | #181776 | ISBN-13: 9781408122297
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $22/€19 approx
Birds in England

Birds in England

Flora / Fauna

Series: Poyser Country Avifaunas Volume: 76

By: Andy Brown and Phil Grice

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jan 2005 | #142397 | ISBN: 0713665300
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NHBS Price: £59.99 $76/€68 approx
Orchids of Britain and Ireland

Orchids of Britain and Ireland

A Field and Site Guide
Field / Identification GuideWildlife GuideOut of Print

By: Anne Harrap and Simon Harrap

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Apr 2009 | Edition: 2 | #177512 | ISBN-13: 9781408105719
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Birds... But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Birds... But Were Afraid to Ask

Popular ScienceOut of Print

By: Stephen Moss

Publisher: Christopher Helm

This has a newer edition

Do Birds Have Knees?

This RSPB-endorsed book answers all those burning questions about birds...

NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx
Paperback | Jul 2005 | #152430 | ISBN: 0713668156
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Bird Brain of Britain

Bird Brain of Britain

Pit Your Wits Against the Experts!

By: Charles Gallimore and Tim Appleton

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Aug 2004 | #146208 | ISBN: 0713670363
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NHBS Price: £10.99 $14/€12 approx
Birds of Costa Rica

Birds of Costa Rica

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Richard Garrigues(Author), Robert Dean(Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

This has a newer edition

Birds of Costa Rica

This is the one compact, portable, and user-friendly field guide the novice...

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€28 approx
Paperback | May 2007 | Edition: 1 | #162622 | ISBN-13: 9780713683691
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Birds of Liberia

Birds of Liberia

World / ChecklistFlora / Fauna

By: Wulf Gatter(Author), Martin Woodcock(Illustrator), Friedhelm Weick(Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Feb 2013 | #202340 | ISBN-13: 9781408190227
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NHBS Price: £59.99 $76/€68 approx
Secret Lives of British Birds

Secret Lives of British Birds

Series: RSPB Secret Lives Series

By: Dominic Couzens(Author), Peter Partington(Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Sep 2006 | #158394 | ISBN: 0713675136
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€17 approx
Birds of Argentina and the South-West Atlantic (2-Volume Set)

Birds of Argentina and the South-West Atlantic (2-Volume Set)

Field / Identification GuideComing Soon

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Mark Pearman(Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | #181782 | ISBN-13: 9781408125175
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A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

By: Dominic Mitchell(Editor), David Callahan(Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jun 2014 | #202326 | ISBN-13: 9781408186183
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€23 approx
The Status of Birds in Britain and Ireland

The Status of Birds in Britain and Ireland

Flora / Fauna

By: David Parkin and Alan Knox

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Dec 2009 | #181779 | ISBN-13: 9781408125007
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NHBS Price: £50.00 $64/€57 approx
Drawing Birds

Drawing Birds

Handbook / ManualArt / Photobook

By: John Busby

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Jul 2004 | Edition: 2 | #146205 | ISBN: 0713668164
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€23 approx
The Birds of Suffolk

The Birds of Suffolk

Flora / Fauna

Series: County Avifaunas

By: Steve Piotrowski

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Apr 2003 | #134412 | ISBN: 0713663545
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £49.99 $64/€57 approx
Bill Oddie's Gripping Yarns

Bill Oddie's Gripping Yarns

Tales of Birds and Birding

By: Bill Oddie

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #101679 | ISBN: 0713652683
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx
Secret Lives of Garden Wildlife

Secret Lives of Garden Wildlife

Wildlife Guide

Series: RSPB Secret Lives Series

By: Dominic Couzens(Author), Peter Partington(Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | May 2008 | #169879 | ISBN-13: 9780713685343
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€17 approx
The Birds of Essex

The Birds of Essex

Flora / Fauna

Series: County Avifaunas

By: Simon Wood

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Sep 2007 | #161080 | ISBN-13: 9780713669398
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $64/€57 approx
The Birds of Japan

The Birds of Japan

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: Mark Brazil and Masayuki Yabuuchi

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Apr 1991 | #10075 | ISBN: 0713680067
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The Birds of Africa, Volume 3

The Birds of Africa, Volume 3

Parrots to Woodpeckers
World / ChecklistFlora / FaunaCancelled

Series: The Birds of Africa Volume: 3

By: C Hilary Fry(Editor), Stuart Keith(Editor), Emil K Urban(Editor), Martin Woodcock(Illustrator), Ian Willis(Illustrator)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jul 2002 | #2780 | ISBN: 0121373037
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Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Steven C Latta(Author), Christopher Rimmer(Author), Allan R Keith(Author), James W Wiley(Author), Herbert A Raffaele(Author), Kent McFarland(Author), Eladio Fernández(Author)

Publisher: Christopher Helm

Paperback | Nov 2006 | #158400 | ISBN: 0713679050
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