This guide covers the very best birding sites in Britain. In a format familiar to readers of this popular series, each site is considered in terms of 'Habitat', Access' and 'Birds', allowing birders of all levels to plan successful birding trips anywhere in Britain, and to maximise the chances of getting the best out of each site and each region. The book includes detailed maps of the larger sites, plus general maps of the regions covered, and it is illustrated with attractive line drawings. This book has been extensively revised, with several new sites added for this edition, together with information on disabled access for most sites.
Simon Harrap is on the editorial board of Birding World magazine, and a regular contributor to Bird Watching magazine. He wrote the highly acclaimed Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers (also published by Christopher Helm). He has travelled very extensively in the UK in search of birds, and has led birdwatching tours to four continents for Birdquest, one of the world's top bird tour companies. Nigel Redman is commissioning editor for Christopher Helm, the ornithological imprint of A&C Black, and was formerly editor for Pica Press. His considerable birding experience includes 20 years of leading tours for 'Birdquest' on all seven of the world's continents, and extensive travels in the UK
Praise for the 1st edition: "There could be no better guide than this book" Chris Packham "Highly recommended...the best guide of its kind" RSPB Birds "Don't leave home without it" Birding