For birders with an interest in insects too, there's a new WILDGuide out soon - Britain's Insects by Paul D Brock. At £25 it looks to be a steal.
I posted a birders' review on my blog.
Most of you will be familiar with the work of Katrina van Grouw, artist/author. You may have met her in her previous life working in the Natural History Museum or bumped into her when birding/ringing. Her new book Unnatural Selection is now available to order. For those with an artistic and/or...
I posted a review of the new WILDGuides Wildlife of Madeira and the Canary Islands on my blog. This new field guide is not entirely birds but also devotes 70 pages to mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and dragonflies.
It’s a photo guide so may not suit everyone but has the advantage...
A good review John. I see that you and others have picked up on the less than perfect maps. As you say, the book is more than 90% effective in Iberia, a fact appreciated by a blog reader in Portugal who ordered a copy after reading my own review.