All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Natural History  Regional Natural History  Natural History of Europe

The Natural History of Ulster

Out of Print
By: John Faulkner and Robert Thompson
590 pages, 600 colour photographs
Publisher: Blackstaff Press
The Natural History of Ulster
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • The Natural History of Ulster ISBN: 9780900761492 Hardback Apr 2011 Out of Print #190941
About this book Biography Related titles
Images Additional images
The Natural History of UlsterThe Natural History of UlsterThe Natural History of Ulster

About this book

The first comprehensive book on natural history in the nine-county province of Ulster - a subject that has been remarkably overlooked in such an otherwise well-exposed region. Nature in Ulster is uniquely varied and reveals much about how humanity relates to the natural world.

The book takes a broad view of natural history. People are a recurrent theme, as well as geology, habitats, and wildlife. The heart of the book deals with the biodiversity and habitats that characterize Ulster's landscapes. Chapters cover farmland and woodland, bogs, mountains and lakes, the coast, the sea and urban habitats. It is shown how successive generations have shaped the landscape and modified the environment to the extent that people are now the dominant force in nature. Conversely, it is also shown how nature has played a large part in determining Ulster's history and its scientific and literary traditions.

The Natural History of Ulster will appeal to anyone with an interest in the province, whether resident, visitor or expatriate. Contributions from some of Ulster's most experienced naturalists have been carefully woven together to produce an engaging narrative.

Customer Reviews


JOHN FAULKNER is a botanist who worked for the then Ministry of Agriculture for Northern Ireland and for Queen's University Belfast as a lecturer in agricultural genetics, before going on to become Director of Natural Heritage for the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. He has lived in County Armagh for forty years, and has explored many of the wilder nooks and crannies of Ulster with the County Armagh Wildlife Society. He retired in 2005.

ROBERT THOMPSON was born in County Armagh where he lived for most of his early life. He is an accomplished wildlife photographer - one of Britain and Ireland's foremost specialists on insect and macro photography - and author of several books including The Natural History of Ireland's Dragonflies and The Butterflies and Moths of Northern Ireland. He is a frequent contributor to natural history publications and the photographic press. He regularly lectures on photography and other natural history subjects in addition to conducting photographic workshops, tours and field trips.

Out of Print
By: John Faulkner and Robert Thompson
590 pages, 600 colour photographs
Publisher: Blackstaff Press
Current promotions
Backlist BargainsYaleOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife