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.
I have a review copy and studied it over the weekend. I have posted a review on my blog.
I am hugely impressed with this book and predict it will be highly sought after.
This five-letter code used in the book is used primarily by the British and Irish ringing scheme, and is well known by all bird ringers and most field workers by providing a code for each species occurring in Britain and Ireland. In general, the code is formed from the first three letters of...
For anyone undecided about buying this book there should be lots of information and pages to view next week via a tour of UK and Ireland blogs. Free signed copies to win too.