Recent acquisitions

NEW BOOKS :05 June - 11 September 2019

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

A Claxton diary : further field notes from a small planet
Mark Cocker
Jonathan Cape, London, 2019
9781787331761
Hbk , dj , x + 209p ; b/w illustrations ; 23 cm
800 COC

A season on the wind : inside the world of spring migration
Kenn Kaufman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston; New York, 2019
9781328566423
Hbk , dj , vi + 282p + 8p colour plates
591.72 KAU

A sparrow's life's as sweet as ours : in praise of birds and seasons
Carry Akroyd and John McEwen
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2019
9781472967145
Hbk , dj , 144p ; colour illustrations/artwork ; 26 cm
741 AKR

Bird Photographer of the Year : Collection 4
[Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY)]
Rob Read, Paul Sterry and Chris Packham
William Collins, London, 2019
9780008336196
Hbk , dj , 256p ; colour photographs ; 29cm
790 REA

Bird therapy
Joe Harkness
Unbound, London, 2019
9781783527724
Hbk , xiv + 290p ; b/w illustrations ; 23 cm
800 HAR

Birds in winter : surviving the most challenging season
Roger. F. Pasquier and Margaret La Farge
Princeton University Press, Princeton (NJ) & Oxford, 2019
9780691178554
Hbk , dj , 304p ; b/w illustrations
598.25 PAS

Birds of Cambodia
[Lynx and BirdLife International Field Guides]
Cambodia Bird Guide Association (CBGA), Chris Bradshaw, Nargila Moura and Gustavo Rodriguez
Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2019
9788416728213
Flexibound, 288p ; colour illustrations & maps
959.6 CAM

Birds of Japan
[Lynx and BirdLife International Field Guides]
Otani Chikara, Alex Berryman, Christopher J. Sharpe, Tim Marlow and Guy M. Kirwan
Lynx Edicions, Barclona, 2019
9788416728121
Flexibound , 392p ; colour illustratilons & maps
952 CHI

Birds of Mongolia
[Helm Field Guides]       
Gombobaatar Sundev and Christopher W. Leahy
Helm, London, 2019
9780713687040
Pbk , 280p ; colour illustrations & maps ; 22 cm.
951.4 SUN

Birds of Nunavut
James M. Richards, Anthony J. Gaston and Jason Akearok
UBC Press, Vancouver, BC, 2018
9780774860246
Hbk , dj , 2 volume set - pages: v.1: 1-499 ; v.2: 500-810 ;colour illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
971 RIC

Birds of the West Indies
[Lynx and BirdLife International Field Guides]
Guy M. Kirwan, Anthony Levesque, Mark Oberle and Christopher J. Sharpe
Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2019
9788416728176
Flexibound , 400p ; colour illustrations, maps
973.1 KIR

Britain's day-flying moths : a field guide to the day-flying moths of Great Britain and Ireland
[WILDGuides]
David Newland, Robert Still and Andy Swash
Princeton University Press, Princeton (NJ) & Oxford, 2019
9780691197289
Softback , 232p ; colour photographs & maps
595 NEW

British birds : a pocket guide
[WILDGuides]
Rob Hume, Rob Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2019
9780691181677  Softback , 272p : colour photographs, maps & illustrations ; 18 cm
941 HUM

Conducting research in conservation : social science methods and practice
Helen Newing
Routledge, London, 2011
9780415457927
Pbk , xx + 376p ;b/w illustrations ; 25 cm.
502.05 NEW

Effects of climate change on birds
[2nd edition]
Peter O. Dunn and Anders Pape Moller
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2019
9780198824275
Pbk , x + 277p
551.61 MOL

Finding birds in Eastern Bulgaria
[Finding Birds in....]
David Gosney
Easybirder, Sheffield, 2019
9781907316593
Pbk , 40p ; b/w (hand-drawn) maps
949.7 GOS

Finding birds in South-east Romania
[Finding Birds in....]
David Gosney
Easybirder, Sheffield, 2019
9781907316586
Pbk , 40p ; b/w (hand-drawn) maps
949.8 GOS

Garden birds
[New Naturalist no.140]               
Mike Toms
William Collins, London, 2019
9780008164751
Pbk , x + 452p ; colour & b/w illustrations, maps, photographs 23 cm.
598.27 TOM

Invasive aliens : the plants and animals from over there that are over here
Dan Eatherley
William Collins, London, 2019
9780008262747
Hbk , dj , x + 326p ; b/w illustrations ; 23 cm
502.73 EAT

Joseph Starling : countries without borders
John Miles and Various
Chickbooks, Brampton, Cumbria, 2019
9781898338024
Pbk , 32p ; colour illustrations
598.971 MIL

Kyst
Ben Woodhams
NaturBonholm, Åkirkeby, Bonholm, 2019
9788791122286
Hbk , 224p ; colour illustrations/artwork
741 WOO

Making wildlife ponds : how to create a pond to attract wildlife to your garden
[Gardening with Nature Series]
Jenny Steel
Brambleby Books, Taunton, 2016
9781908241481
Pbk , 80p ; colour illustrations ; 21 cm.
598.27 STE

Oceanic birds of the world : a photo guide
Steve N.G. Howell and Kirk Zufelt
Princeton University Press, Princeton & Oxford, 2019
9780691175010
Softback , 360p ; colour photographs & maps
598.4 HOW

Ospreys : the revival of a global raptor
Alan F. Poole
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2019
9781421427157
Hbk , dj , xiv + 205p ; colour illustrations, photographs & maps ; 26 cm
598.522 POO

Rostherne Mere : aspects of a wetland nature reserve : wildlife, people and science through time
Tom Wall and Gisèle Wall
Privately published (Tom Wall), Lydbury North, Shropshire, 2019
9781916043619
Pbk , x + 385p ; colour photographs, illustrations, maps
942.71 WAL

Rostherne Mere : birds of mere and margin : one hundred and thirty years of observations
Steve Barber, Bill Bellamy, Tom Wall and Ray Scally
Privately published (Tom Wall), Lydbury North, Shropshire, 2019
9781916043602
Pbk , vi + 150p ; colour photographs, illustrations, maps
942.71 BAR

Social science theory for environmental sustainability : a practical guide
[Techniques in Ecology and Conservation Series]
Marc J. Stern
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018
9780198793199
Pbk , xii + 295p ; b/w illustrations ; 24 cm.
502.33 STE

The eagle owl
[Poyser Monographs]
Vincenzo Penteriani and Maria del Mar Delgardo
T & AD Poyser, London, 2019
9781472900661
Hbk , dj , 384p ; b/w illustrations, photographs, maps
598.712 PEN

The feather thief : beauty, obsession, and the natural history heist of the century
Kirk W. Johnson
Hutchinson, London, 2018
9781786330130
Hbk , dj , x + 297 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (b/w & colour) ; 24 cm
340 JOH

The garden jungle : or gardening to save the planet
Dave Goulson
Jonathan Cape, London, 2019
9781787331358
Hbk , dj , viii + 280p ; no illustrations ; 23cm
598.27 GOU

The seafarers : a journey among birds
Stephen Rutt
Elliott and Thompson Limited, London, 2019
9781783964277
Hbk , dj , viii + 280p ; no illustrations ; 22 cm
800 RUT

The story of Gibraltar Point
Barrie Wilkinson
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Horncastle, Lincs, 2018
9780953827046
Hbk , 140p ; colour & b/w illustrations & maps
942.53 WIL

Urban aviary : a modern guide to city birds
Stephen Moss and Marc Martin
White Lion Publishing, London, 2019
9781781318409
Hbk , 159p ; colour illustrations ; 25 cm
591.59 MOS

Where to watch birds in Berkshire : 20 of the best sites
Brian Clews and Renton Righelato
Berkshire Ornithological Club, 2019
9780952929727
Pbk , A5 , 49p ; colour maps & photographs
942.29 CLE

Where to watch birds in France
Jean-Yves Barnagaud, Nidal Issa and Sébastien Dalloyau
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2019
9781784271541
Pbk , 336p ; colour illustrations, maps & photographs ; 21 cm
944.4 BAR

Where to watch birds in southern and western Spain : Andalucia, Extremadura and Gibraltar
Ernest Garcia and Andrew Paterson
Helm, London, 2019
9781472951847
Pbk , 416p ; b/w illustrations & maps ; 22 cm
946.1 GAR

Wilding : the return of nature to a British farm
Isabella Tree
Picador, London, 2019
9781509805105
Pbk , xx + 362p ; b/w & colour illustrations, map (b/w) ; 20 cm
502.77 TRE

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NEW BOOKS : 21 March - 04 June 2019

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

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


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