Recent acquisitions

NEW BOOKS : 21 March - 04 June 2019

The following new titles have recently been added to the library.
Please see the Library Catalogue for full details: https://britor.cirqahosting.com/

11-Language handbook to the names of all Holarctic birds
Ad Tolhuijs
KNNV Publishing
Zeist, Netherlands, 2019
9789050116794
Pbk , 548p ; b/w illustrations
040 TOL

Barr Al Hikman : shorebird paradise in Oman
Jimmy de Fouw, Roeland Bom, Ward J.M. Hagemeijer, Andrew W. Thorpe, Raymond H.G. Klaassen and Jan van de Kam
Wetlands International Netherlands, 2018
Hbk , 168p ; colour photographs  & illustrations. In English & Arabic
953 FOU
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Europe's sea mammals, including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde : a field guide to the whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals
Robert Still, Hugh Harrop, Tim Stenton and Luis Dias
Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 2019
9780691182162
Softback, 208p ; colour photographs, illustrations
599.5 STI

Green and prosperous land : a blueprint for rescuing the British countryside
Dieter Helm
William Collins, London, 2019
9780008304478
Hbk , dj , xviii + 318p ; 23 cm
574.1 HEL
BTO REVIEW

Gulls
[New Naturalist No. 139]
John C. Coulson
William Collins, London, 2019
9780008201432
Pbk , 478p ; colour & b/w illustrations/photographs
598.615 COU

Madeira, Portugal
[Crossbill Guides]
Dirk Hilbers and Kees Woutersen
Crossbill Guides Foundation, Arnhem, 2019
9789491648175
Pbk , 223p ; colour illustrations, photographs (pbk)
946.9 HIL

Ospreys
[RSPB Spotlight]
Tim Mackrill
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2019
9781472956033
Pbk , 128p ; colour photographs ;21 cm
598.522 MAC

Rebirding : rewilding Britain and its birds
Benedict Macdonald and Stephen Moss
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2019
9781784271879
Hbk , dj , xii + 275p ; colour photographs in centre ; 24 cm.
502.77 MAC

Rewilding : real life stories of returning British and Irish wildlife to balance
David Woodfall
William Collins, London, 2019
9780008300470
Pbk , 271p ; colour photographs ; 21 cm
502.77 WOO

Rocky shores
[British Wildlife Collection 7]
John Archer-Thomson and Julian Cremona
Bloomsbury, London, 2019
9781472943132
Hbk , dj , 368p ; colour photographs/illustrations
591.54 ARC
BTO REVIEW

RSPB guide to birdsong
Adrian Thomas
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2019
9781472955876
Pbk , 256p ; colour photographs/illustrations ; CD in case at the back ; 21 cm
591.76 THO

The population ecology and conservation of Charadrius plovers
[Studies in Avian Biology 52]
Mark A. Colwell and Susan M. Haig
CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2019
9781498755825
Hbk . xii + 330p ; illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 26 cm
598.612 CO

The red kite's year
Ian Carter and Dan Powell
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2019
9781784272005
Pbk , xvi + 159p ; colour illustrations
598.521 CAR

Where to watch birds in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire
Ken Hall
Helm, London, 2019
9781472912381
Pbk , 314p : b/w illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
942.3 HAL


NEW BOOKS : 6 December 2018 - 20 March 2019

The following new titles have recently been added to the library.
Please see the Library Catalogue for full details: https://britor.cirqahosting.com/

Abernethy Forest : the history and ecology of an old Scottish pinewood
Summers, R. W.
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Scotland, Inverness, 2018
9781999988203
Hbk , 360p ; illustrations (chiefly colour), maps (chiefly colour), portraits (colour) ; 29 cm
941.25 SUM

Birds in South-east Scotland 2007-13: a tetrad atlas of the birds of Lothian and Borders
Murray, Ray D. ; Andrews, Ian J. ; Holling, Mark
Scottish Ornithologists' Club, Aberlady, 2019
9780951213971
Hbk , 542p ; colour maps, illustrations & photographs
941.4 MUR

Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas
Grimmett, Richard ; Inskipp, Carol ; Inskipp, Tim  ; Sherub              
Helm, London, 2019
9781472941886
Pbk , 416p ; colour illustrations & maps ; 22 cm
954.8 GRI

Birds of Japan and North-East Asia : a photographic guide
Shimba, Tadao
Helm, London, 2019
9781472947246
Pbk , 640p ; colour photographs, maps (colour) ; 21 cm
952 SHI

Birds of Spain
Lowen, James ; Bocos, Carlos
Helm, London, 2019
9781472949271
Pbk, 144p ; colour photographs ; 19cm
946.1 LOW

Birds of Thailand
Treesucon, Uthai ; Limparungpattanakij, Wich'yanan
Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2018
9788416728091
Hbk , 452p ; colour illustrations & maps
959.3 TRE

Birds of Trinidad and Tobago
[3rd edition]
Kenefick, Martyn ; Restall, Robin L. ; Hayes, Floyd E.
Helm, London, 2019
9781472941527
Pbk , 272p ; colour illustrations ; 22 cm
973.9 KEN

Birds of Vietnam
Craik, Richard C.  ; Minh, Lê Quy
Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2018
9788416728107
Flexi bound , 400p ; colour illustrations & maps
959.7 CRA
BTO REVIEW

Climate change and terrestrial ecosystem modelling
Bonan, Gordon B.  ; Jouandoudet, Frankc
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2019
9781107619074
Pbk , xx + 437p ; b/w illustrations
551.61 BON

Habitat management for invertebrates : a practical handbook
National Power ; JNCC - Joint Nature Conservation Committee ; RSPB - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds ; Kirby, Peter
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, [2001] 2013 reprint
9781907807510
A4 pbk, 150p ; b/w illustrations; 30 cm
592 KIR

Journal of field ornithology, volume II, 1988-1911
[the journal of Charles Gawen Roberts Gawen]
Gawen, Charles Gawen Roberts  ; Tucker, John ; Tucker, Peter ; Bewick, Thomas
Privately published, Shropshire, 2018
Pbk , 340p ; b/w illustrations
942.45 GAW

New flora of the British Isles
[4th edition]
Stace, Clive A. ; Thompson, Hilli ; Stace, Margaret
C & M Floristics, Middlewood Green, Suffolk, 2019
9781527226302
Flexiback, xxx + 1266p ; b/w illustrations
583 STA

Rewilding
Pettorelli, Nathalie ; Durant, Sarah M. ; Toit, Johan T. du
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (UK); New York (NY), 2019
9781108460125
Pbk , xii + 437p ; b/w & some colour illustrations, index
502.77 PET

Spatio-temporal statistics with R
Wikle, Christopher K.  ; Zammit-Mangion, Andrew  ; Cressie, Noel A. C.
CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 2019
9781138711136
Hbk , xvi + 380p ; colour & b/w illustrations
310 WIK

The Burren
Cabot, David  ; Goodwillie, Roger
William Collins, London, 2018
9780008183790
Pbk , xvi + 464p ; colour photographs & illustrations ; 23 cm.
941.75 CAB

The ecology of hedgerows and field margins
Dover, John
Routledge, London, 2019
9781138562981
Pbk , xiv + 292p ; b/w illustrations ; 24 cm
574.17 DOV

The worshipful companies : images and poems from the Norfolk coast
Medland, Stuart
Brambleby Books, [Taunton], 2018
9781908241603
Hbk , 110p ; colour photograph
800 MED

Urban ornithology : 150 years of birds in New York City
Buckley, P. A.  ; Sedwitz, Walter  ; Norse, William J.  ;Kieran, John
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, 2018
9781501719615
Hbk , xx + 514p ; b/w illustrations ; bird names & subject indices
591.59 BUC

Vogelatlas van Nederland :Broedvogels, wintervogels en 40 jaar vandering
Sovon Vogelonderzoek Nederland
Kosmos Uitgevers, Utrecht/Antwerp, 2018
9789021570051
Hbk , 640p ; colour illustrations, maps & photographs
944.3 SOV

Wildlife and wind farms, conflicts and solutions : Volume 3 - Offshore : potential effects
Perrow, Martin R.
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2019
9781784271275
Pbk , x + 291p ; colour illustrations
621 PER

Woodland survey handbook: collecting data for conservation in British woodland
Kirby, Keith J.
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2019
9781784271848
Pbk , x + 139p ; colour & b/w illustrations, photographs & maps ; 27 cm.
591.53 KIR


NEW BOOKS : 4 October 2018 - 5 December2018

The following new titles have recently been added to the library.
Please see the Library Catalogue for full details: https://britor.cirqahosting.com/

A golden life : ecology of breeding waders in low Lapland
Machin-Alvarez, Paula Maria
University of Groningen, 2018
9789403408408
Pbk , 151p ; colour & b/w illustrations & photographs
598.6 MAC

Atlas of breeding birds in the Barnsley area 2006-2011
Pearce, David M. & Middleton, Peter
Barnsley Bird Study Group, Barnsley, 2018
9781527228689
Pbk , 344p ; colour maps & photographs
942.83 PEA

Bat roosts in trees : a guide to identification and assessment for tree-care and ecology professionals
Bat Tree Habitat Key ; Andrews, Henry
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2018
9781784271619
Pbk , viii + 264p ; colour illustrations & photographs
599.4 BTHK

Birds and people : resolving the conflict on estuaries
Goss-Custard, John
Privately published, 2017
9781508473954
Pbk , 310p ; b/w photographs & illustrations
591.54 GOS

Field guide to the ladybirds of Great Britain and Ireland
Roy, Helen ; Brown, Peter & Lewington, Richard
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2018
9781472935687
Pbk , 160p ; colour & b/w illustrations ; 22 cm
595 ROY

Gulls simplified : a comparative approach to identification
Dunne, Pete & Karlson, Kevin T.
Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2018
9780691156941
Pbk , 208p ; colour photographs
598.615 DUN

Inheritors of the Earth : how nature is thriving in an age of extinction
Thomas, Chris D.
Penguin Books, London, 2018
9780141982311
Pbk , 299p ; b/w illustrations ; 20 cm
574.1 THO

Jack Gordon's Birds of Wigtownshire 1890-1935
Mearns, Richard & Rollie, Chris J.
Picto Publishing, Wigtown, 2016
9780956273048
Pbk , 205p ; colour & b/w illustrations
941.46 MEA

Landfill
Dee, Tim
Little Toller Books, Toller Fratrum, Dorset, 2018
9781908213624
Hbk , dj , 239p ; b/w illustrations
598.615 DEE

Mindful thoughts for birdwatchers : finding awareness in nature
Ford, Adam
Leaping Hare Press, Brighton, 2018
9781782406457
Hbk , 160p ; colour illustrations ; 14 cm
800 THO

On crescent wings : a portrait of the swift
Pomroy, Jonathan & Marshall, Alan
Mascot Media, Norwich, Norfolk, 2018
9781999845759
Pbk , 144p ; colour & b/w drawings
598.731 POM

Rewild yourself : 23 spellbinding ways to make nature more visible
Barnes, Simon & Wright, Cindy Lee
Simon & Schuster, London, 2018
9781471175404
Hbk , dj , 198p ;b/w illustrations; 22 cm
800 BAR

Schweizer Brutvogelatlas 2013-2016 : Verbreitung und Bestandsentwicklung der Vogel in der Schweiz und im Furstentum Liechtenstein
Knaus, Peter et al
Schweizerische Vogelwarte, Sempach, 2018
9783859490093
Hbk , 648p ; colour maps & illustrations ; in German
944.7 KNA

The birds of Italy : volume 1 - Anatidae-Alcidae
Brichetti, Pierandrea & Fracasso, Giancarlo
Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 2018
9788889504604
Hbk , 511p ; b/w maps & colour photographs
945 BRI

The birds of Kenya Colony and the Uganda Protectorate : volume 1 - Struthionidae to Psittacidae
Jackson, Frederick John
Gurney and Jackson, London, 1938
Hbk , lii + p1-542 ; b/w illustrations, colour plates
967.2 JAC

The birds of Kenya Colony and the Uganda Protectorate : volume 2 - Coraciidae to Sylviidae
Jackson, Frederick John
Gurney and Jackson, London, 1938
Hbk , viii + p545-1134 ; b/w illustrations & colour plates
967.2 JAC

The birds of Kenya Colony and the Uganda Protectorate : volume 3 - Hirundinidae to Emberizidae
Jackson, Frederick John
Gurney and Jackson, London, 1938
Hbk , viii + p1137-1592 ; b/w illustrations & colour plates
967.2 JAC

The wren : a biography - the secret life of Britain's most common bird
Moss, Stephen
Square Peg, London, 2018
9781910931936
Hbk , dj , xx + 188p ; colour & b/w illustrations; 21 cm
598.872 MOS


 


NEW BOOKS : 25 July 2018 - 3 October 2018

The following new titles have recently been added to the library:

Bird brain : over 2,400 questions to test your bird knowledge
Appleton, Tim & Gallimore, Charles
William Collins, London, 2018
9780008315740
Pbk , 288p ; 20 cm
598.28 APP

Bird Photographer of the Year : Collection 3
Read, Rob;  Sterry, Paul;  Baker, Jeff;  Packham, Chris
William Collins, London, 2018
9780008293628
Hbk , dj , 256p ; colour (& b/w) photographs

Climate change and British wildlife
[British Wildlife Collection]
Beebee, Trevor J. C.
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2018
9781472943200
Hbk , dj , 368p ; colour photographs & illustrations
551.61 BEE

Common & spotted sandpipers
Holland, Phil
Whittles Publishing, Dunbeath, Caithness, 2018
9781849953610
Pbk , viii + 168p ; illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 24 cm
598.612 HOL

Ecological urbanism : the nature of the city
Hagan, Susannah
Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY, 2015
9780415506670
Hbk , xiv + 174 pages ; colour & b/w illustrations ; 24 cm
574.14 HAG

Garden birds
Allen, Richard
Jardine Press, [Colchester], 2018
9780993477959
Hbk , 18p ; b/w lino-cut illustrations ; 12cm x 12cm
598.27 ALL

Handbook of the mammals of the world : 8 : insectivores, sloths and colugos
Wilson, Don E. & Mittermeier, Russell A
Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2018
9788416728084
Hbk , dj , 709p ; colour photographs & maps
599 WIL

Handbook of western palearctic birds : Passerines : in 2 volumes
Shirihai, Hadoram & Svensson, Lars
Helm, London, 2018
9780713645712
Hbk , 2 volumes (boxed); 648 & 623 pages : colour photographs & illustrations, colour maps ; 32 cm.
913 SHI

How to be an urban birder
Lindo, David
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2018
9780691179629
Softback  , 232p ; colour illustrations; 21 cm. (pbk)
591.59 LIN

My life
Bewick, Thomas ; Bain, Iain (ed)
Folio Society, London, 1981
Hbk , 192p ; b/w & colour illustrations
820 BEW

The biology of urban environments
James, Philip
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018
9780198827245
Pbk , xii + 294p ; b/w illustrations & photographs ; references, index, species list ; 24 cm.
591.59 JAM

The new ecology : rethinking a science for the Anthropocene
Schmitz, Oswald J.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2017
9780691160566
Hbk , dj , xv + 236 pages ; 23 cm
574.1 SCH

To the ends of the earth : Ireland's place in bird migration
McGeehan, Anthony
The Collins Press, Cork, 2018
9781848893528
Hbk , vi + 241p ; colour photographs & illustrations; 24 cm
941.5 McG

Unnatural selection
Grouw, Katrina van
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2018
9780691157061
Hbk , xvi + 284p ; colour & b/w illustrations ; 10" x 12"
575 GRO

Wings over Weybourne : an account of the history and birdlife of Weybourne Camp
Taylor, Moss
Wren Publishing, Sheringham, 2018
9780954254568
Pbk , 143p ; colour & b/w photographs, illustrations
942.61 TAY

Woodpeckers
[RSPB : Spotlight]
Gorman, Gerard
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2018
9781472951182
Pbk , 128p ; colour photographs & illustrations ; 21cm
598.776 GOR