Recent acquisitions

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 & British Wildlife

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

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

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

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
[British Wildlife Collection[
Gorman, Gerard
Bloomsbury Wildlife, London, 2018
9781472951182
Pbk , 128p ; colour photographs & illustrations ; 21cm
598.776 GOR


NEW BOOKS : 19 April 2018 - 24 July 2018

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

A bird guide to the fields of experience :
the private diaries of a passionate birdwatcher;
Volume 2, East Anglia and some rarities 1993-2001

Jarvis, Frank
Chatterpie, Swanton Morley (Norfolk), 2018
9780995797611
Hbk , dj , viii + 160p ; colour & b/w drawings
800 JAR

World of Birds

A world of birds
Woodgate, Vicky
Kings Road Publishing, London, 2018
9781787410398
Hbk , 95p ; colour illustrations ; 25 cm
598 WOO
 

African Raptors

African raptors
Clark, William S. & Davies, Rob
Helm, London, 2018
9780713665383
Hbk , dj , 336p ; colour photographs, plates & maps
598.5 CLA

Antpittas and gnateaters
Greeney, Harold F. & Beadle, David
Helm, London, 2018
9781472919649
Hbk , dj , colour photographs, plates & maps ; 24 cm.
598.831 GRE

Bat
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Bat
Laird, Tessa
Reaktion Books, London, 2018
9781780238944
Pbk , 207pp ; b/w & colour illustrations; 19 cm
599.4 LAI

Birding without borders: an obsession, a quest, and the biggest year in the world
Strycker, Noah
Souvenir Press, London, 2018
9780285644151
Hbk , dj , x + 326p & 8p colour photographs ; b/w illustrations
598.28 STR

Birds in the Ancient World

Birds in the ancient world: winged words
Mynott, Jeremy
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018
9780198713654
Hbk , dj , xxiv + 451pp ; b/w & colour illustrations; 24 cm ; bibliography & index
805 MYN

Birds of Ecuador
Friele, Juan & Restall, Robin L.
Christopher Helm, London, 2018
9781408105337
Pbk , 656pp; colour illustrations & maps
986 FRE

Birds of Italy
Taylor, Marianne & Occhiato, Daniele
Christopher Helm, London, 2018
9781472949820
Pbk , 144pp ; colour photographs
945 TAY

Birds of Japan

Birds of Japan
Brazil, Mark
Helm, London, 2018
9781472913869
Pbk , 416p ; colour illustrations & maps ; 22 cm
952 BRA

Birdwatching London: all the best places to see birds in the capital
London Wildlife Trust ; Darrell-Lambert, David
Safe Haven Books, London, 2018
9780993291159
Pbk , 192p ; colour photographs ; 16 cm
942.1 DAR

Conservation drones: mapping and monitoring biodiversity
Wich, Serge A. & Koh, Lian Pin
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018
9780198787617
Hbk , xii + 118pp ; colour & b/w photographs &  illustrations ; 25 cm
304.5 WIC

Curlew Moon

Curlew moon
Colwell, Mary & Holm, Jessica
William Collins, London, 2018
9780008241056
Hbk , viii + 328pp ; b/w illustrations ; 23 cm
598.612 COL

Hedgehog
Morris, Pat
William Collins, London, 2018
9780008235734
Pbk , x + 404p ; colour & b/w illustrations & photographs ; 23 cm
599.34 MOR

Indian Bird Migration Atlas

Indian bird migration atlas
Balachandran, S. ; Katti, Tuhina & Manakadan, Ranjit
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018
9780199485949
Hbk , xvi + 216p ; colour maps & photographs ; 32.4 x 27.4cm
954 BAL

Key biodiversity areas of Iraq : priority sites for conservation and protection
Nature Iraq
Tablet House Publishing, Huntington Beach (CA), 2017
9780988651463
Hbk , xxx + 297p ; colour & b/w photographs, maps & illustrations
956.7 NAT

Listening in the Field

Listening in the field: recording and the science of birdsong
Bruyninckx, Joeri
MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2018
9780262037624
Hbk , dj ,x + 237pp ; b/w & colour illustrations ; 23 cm
591.76 BRU

Moral entanglements: conserving birds in Britain and Germany
Bargheer, Stefan
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago; London, 2018
9780226543826
Pbk , xiv + 326pp ; b/w illustrations ; references & index ; 23 cm
805 BAR

Owl
[Animal Series, new issue]
Morris, Desmond
Reaktion Books, London, 2018
9781780239163
Pbk , 216pp ; b/w illustrations
598.71 MOR

Ploughing a New Furrow

Ploughing a new furrow: a blueprint for wildlife friendly farming
Smith, Malcolm
Whittles Publishing, Dunbeath, Caithness, 2018
9781849953283
Pbk , xiv + 216p ; colour photographs & illustrations ; 24 cm
591.51 SMI

Scarce and rare birds in North Wales : historic records up to and including 2016
Sandham, Robin
Privately published, [Wales], 2017
9780995742802
Pbk , 328pp ; colour illustrations & photographs
942.91 SAN

Sutherland Birdlife

Sutherland birdlife
Symonds, Fraser & Vittery, Alan
Privately published, Sutherland, 2018
9781788084925
Pbk , viii + 200p ; colour photographs, b/w map
941.22 SYM

Swifts in a tower
[new edition]
Lack, David
Unicorn, London, 2018
9781911604365
Hbk , 274p + 12 central pages of colour photographs ; other b/w illustrations; 20 cm
598.731 LAC

The red-necked grebe - a monograph of a vociferous inhabitant of marshy lakes  (link to PDF)
[Corax 23, Sonderheft 1]
Vlug, Jan Johan
Ornithologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg, Kiel, 2018
Pbk , 320p ; colour photographs
598.43 VLU

Urban Raptors
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Urban raptors: ecology and conservation of birds of prey in cities
Boal, Clint W. & Dykstra, Cheryl R.
Island Press, Washington,DC, 2018
9781610918404
Pbk , xvi + 302p ; b/w illustrations & 16 central colour plates
598.5 BOA

Wildlife of Madeira and the Canary Islands: a photographic field guide to birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, dragonflies and butterflies
Bowler, John
Princeton University Press, Princeton (NJ), 2018
9780691170763
Softback, 224pp ; colour photographs & maps
946.9 BOW

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NEW BOOKS : 22 February 2018 - 18 April 2018

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

A Birdwatching Guide to North East Germany and its Baltic Coast (revised edition)

A birdwatching guide to North-East Germany and its Baltic Coast
[revised edition]
White, Roger
Privately published, Bristol, 2018
9780957169524
Pbk , x + 205p ; colour maps & photographs
944.1 WHI

Birds of the Brecks
Gough, Su J.
British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Thetford, 2018
9781908581884
Pbk , 97pp ; colour illustrations
942.6 GOU

Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds

Ecology and conservation of forest birds
Mikusiânski, Grzegorz, Roberge, Jean-Michel & Fuller, Robert J.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2018
9781107420724
Pbk , xiv + 552p;  illustrations b/w ; 23 cm.
591.53 MIK


 

Field Guide to the Bumblebees of Great Britain & Ireland

Field guide to the bumblebees of Great Britain and Ireland
Edwards, Mike, Jenner, Martin & Benton, Ted
Ocelli, Lewes, 2018
9780954971328
Pbk , 112pp ; colour illustrations & photographs
595 EDW

Flowers of the Brecks : part one - heath and grassland
Crewe, Mike
British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Thetford, 2018
9781908581877
Pbk , 96pp ; colour illustrations
583 CRE

 your complete guide

Nestboxes : your complete guide
Cromack, David
British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Thetford, 2018
9781908581846
Pbk , 162pp ; colour photographs & illustrations
598.26 CRO

Numerical Ecology with R

Numerical ecology with R
Borcard, Daniel, Gillet, Francois & Legendre, Pierre
Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2018
9783319714035
Pbk , xvi + 435p ; b/w & colour illustrations, graphs etc
310 BOR

 inferring patterns and dynamics of species occurrence

Occupancy estimation and modeling : inferring patterns and dynamics of species occurrence
MacKenzie, Darryl I. et al
Academic Press, London, 2018
9780128146910
Pbk , xxiv + 641pp ; b/w & colour illustrations ; 23 cm
310 MAC

 can we save Britain's wildlife before it is too late?

Our place : can we save Britain's wildlife before it is too late?
Cocker, Mark
Jonathan Cape, London, 2018
9780224102292
Hbk , dj ; xiv + 338pp ; notes, bibliography & index ;24 cm
502 COC

Pressing On

Pressing on : a decade of new lino cuts
Gillmor, Robert
Mascot Media, Norfolk, 2018
9781999845711
Hbk , 168pp ; colour illustrations
741 GIL

Surrey Bird Atlas 2007-2012

Surrey bird atlas 2007-2012
Surrey Bird Club, 2018
9780901963093
Hbk , 398pp ; colour maps, photographs & illustrations
942.21 SUR

The Ascent of Birds

The ascent of birds : how modern science is revealing their story
Reilly, John
Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2018
9781784271695
Hbk , dj , xxiv + 340p ; b/w ilustrations/maps ; colour plates in centre
575 REI

The Birds at my Table

The birds at my table : why we feed wild birds and why it matters
Jones, Darryl
NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, 2018
9781742235974
Pbk , xxiv + 327pp ; notes, references & index
598.27 JON

The Birds of South Brent Parish

The birds of South Brent parish : before, during and beyond the 2014-16 survey
Brent Birders, South Brent, Devon, 2018
9781788084833
A4 , pbk , 244p ; colour maps, graphs & photographs
942.35 BRE

Copies are available at £17.50 + p&p from: %20brentbirdsurvey [at] gmail.com

The Wonderful Mr Willughby

The wonderful Mr Willughby : the first true ornithologist
Birkhead, Tim
Bloomsbury, London, 2018
9781408878484
Hbk , dj , xii + 353p + 24 pages of colour plates; b/w illustrations ; 24 cm
820 BIR


NEW BOOKS : 14 December 2017 - 21 February 2018

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

A Shadow Above

A shadow above: the fall and rise of the raven
Shute, Joe
Bloomsbury Natural History, London, 2018
9781472940285
Hbk , dj , 272p ; b/w illustrations ; 22 cm
598.96 SHU

Applied hierarchical modeling in ecology: analysis of distribution, abundance and species richness in R and BUGS : volume 1 - Prelude and static models
Kery, Marc  & Royle, J. Andrew
Academic Press, Amsterdam, 2016
9780128013786
Hbk ,xxiv + 783p ;  illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
310 KER

Beetles
Jones, Richard
William Collins, London, 2017
9780008149505
Pbk , xiv + 480p; colour photographs & illustrations 23 cm.
595 JON

Birds of the Canary Islands

Birds of the Canary Islands
García-del-Rey, Eduardo
Christopher Helm, London, 2018
9781472941558
Pbk , 192p ; illustrations (b/w & colour) ; 22 cm.
964 GAR

Bonkers birding
Lee, John
Brambleby Books, Taunton, 2018
9781908241542
Pbk , 297p
800 LEE

 

Citizen science based bird population studies
Heldbjerg, Henning
Aarhus University, Dept of Bioscience, Denmark, 2017
9788793129474
PhD Thesis : Pbk , 201p ; colour & b/w illustrations
502.05 HEL

Estimation of parameters for animal populations : a primer for the rest of us
Powell, Larkin A. & Gale, George A.
Caught Napping Publications, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2015
9781329061514
A4, pbk , xvi + 239p ; b/w illustrations
310 POW

Far from Land

Far from land : the mysterious lives of seabirds
Brooke, Michael & Pearson, Bruce (illus)
Princeton University Press, Princeton & Oxford, 2018
9780691174181
Hbk , dj , xiv + 249p + 16 pages of maps & plates in colour ; maps on endpapers
598.4 BRO

Gulls of the World
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Gulls of the world : a photographic guide
Olsen, Klaus Malling
Christopher Helm, London, 2018
9781408181645
Hbk , 368p ; colour photographs & maps
598.615 OLS

 

Handbook of the mammals of the world : 7 : rodents II
Wilson, Don E., Lacher; Thomas E. & Mittermeier, Russell A.
Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2017
9788416728046
Hbk , dj , 1008p ; colour photographs & maps
599 WIL

Owl Sense

Owl sense
Darlington, Miriam
Guardian Faber, London, 2018
9781783350742
Pbk , ix + 343p ; b/w illustrations
598.71 DAR

Owls : a guide to every species
Taylor, Marianne
Ivy Press, London, 2016
9781782404040
Hbk , dj , 256p: colour photographs, maps , fold-out illustration inside back cover; 31 cm
598.71 TAY

Rare & Scarce Birds of Cheshire & Wirral

Rare and scarce birds of Cheshire and Wirral
Conlin, Allan; Williams, Eddie & Scally, Ray
Privately published, 2017
9781527212503
Hbk , dj , 248p ; colour illustrations & photographs
942.71 CON

Secret pigeon service : Operation Columba, resistance and the struggle to liberate occupied Europe
Corera, Gordon
William Collins, London, 2018
9780008220303
Hbk , dj , x + 326p ; b/w & colour photographs ; 24cm
805 COR

Birder's Guide to Africa

The birder's guide to Africa
Mills, Michael & Leventis, Tasso
Go-Away-Birding, Cape Town, 2017
9780620717250
SB , 543p ; colour photographs
960 MIL

Copies of this book can be ordered in the UK directly from the publisher by emailing goawaybirding [at] gmail.com
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The Blue Tit

The blue tit
Stenning, Martyn
Poyser, London, 2018
9781472937384
Hbk , dj , 320p ; illustrations (b/w & colour) ; 24 cm
598.922 STE

The little book of the dawn chorus
Buckingham, Caz 7 Pinnington, Andrea
Fine Feather Press Ltd, Farnham, Surrey, 2018
9781908489333
Board book [25p] ; chiefly illustrations (colour photographs) ; 23 cm ; Side panel with buttons of 12 bird sounds
591.76 PIN

London Bird Atlas

The London bird atlas
London Natural History Society ; Woodward, Ian D.; Arnold, Richard; Smith, Neil
John Beaufoy Publishing, Oxford, 2017
9781909612990
Hbk , 416p , dj ; colour photographs & maps ; 28 cm
942.1 WOO

The rare and scarce birds of the York area 1965-2015
Leadley, Jono
York Ornithological Club, York, 2017
9780950946054
Pbk , 75p ; colour photographs
942.83 LEA

 

The seabird's cry: the lives and loves of puffins, gannets and other ocean voyagers
Nicolson, Adam & Boxer, Kate
William Collins, London, 2017
9780008165697
Hbk , dj , xiv + 400p ; b/w illustrations & maps ; 23 cm
598.4 NIC