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Old Saturday 1st June 2019, 10:29   #226
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The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

https://www.nhbs.com/the-life-of-ani...anese-art-book

scheduled for June 2019
This book has just been published and I have my copy since today. If you are interested in the history of Japanese animal art this book is a must have. But unfortunately some animals like the Toki (Japanese Crested Ibis) or the wolve are not included.

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In 2022, Julian Hume will publish his third volume of Extinct Birds. I hope he will fix all the errors which can be find in the first two volumes.
News to me.

(In other words, not true).
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Old Wednesday 5th June 2019, 17:06   #228
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I've got an email by Julian Hume in 2017 where he predicted a publishing in 2022.
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I've got an email by Julian Hume in 2017 where he predicted a publishing in 2022.
Not quite the same as 'will be publishing' ...
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Old Sunday 9th June 2019, 22:04   #230
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A seabird id. book which should be worth getting. Publishing in November it seems.

http://www.wildsounds.com/cgi-bin/lo...=9780691175010
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A seabird id. book which should be worth getting. Publishing in November it seems.

http://www.wildsounds.com/cgi-bin/lo...=9780691175010
Indeed, thanks Aidan.
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Eagerly awaiting Poyser's Bubo tome.

Good deal on Smiths too:
https://www.whsmith.co.uk/products/t.../9781472900661
That's gone up from 39 the original offer, to 48 already.

https://www.whsmith.co.uk/products/t.../9781472900661

but it's cheaper here.

https://www.speedyhen.com/Product/Ma...E-OWL/14807831
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Even though I already have the original Wildguides 'British Birds' book I've preordered this pocket version which is out at the beginning of August. Much more handy to take out in the field than the heavier larger version https://www.nhbs.com/british-birds-a...ildguides-book
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Even though I already have the original Wildguides 'British Birds' book I've preordered this pocket version which is out at the beginning of August. Much more handy to take out in the field than the heavier larger version https://www.nhbs.com/british-birds-a...ildguides-book
It looks like an excellent photo-guide for the beginner. As for myself, I was hoping that they might do a version to cover Europe even at the cost of omitting some extreme extra-limital rarities. As I recall this was even hinted at back when the original appeared...
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A seabird id. book which should be worth getting. Publishing in November it seems.

http://www.wildsounds.com/cgi-bin/lo...=9780691175010


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Indeed, thanks Aidan.
Steve Howell's seabirds book is out already. Had an email today from supplier saying that mine's been dispatched...

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Steve Howell's seabirds book is out already. Had an email today from supplier saying that mine's been dispatched...
Thanks for the heads up Aidan, just ordered it.
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Steve Howell's seabirds book is out already. Had an email today from supplier saying that mine's been dispatched...
I am curious whether this book will also include photographes of rare speces like Beck's petrel or the Pincoya storm petrel. It was initially planned that Hadoram Shirihai published a similar book titled FG Seabirds of the World in late August but it seems that he won't publish this book this year. Hopefully the Howell/Zufelt book will be a good surrogate or even better though Shirihai's Tubenoses Project is still interesting.
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I am curious whether this book will also include photographes of rare speces like Beck's petrel or the Pincoya storm petrel. It was initially planned that Hadoram Shirihai published a similar book titled FG Seabirds of the World in late August but it seems that he won't publish this book this year. Hopefully the Howell/Zufelt book will be a good surrogate or even better though Shirihai's Tubenoses Project is still interesting.
My understanding is that it should include all or at least most birds of the world, including most/all mega rarities / little known species, though I've not seen it. Hopefully there will be multiple high quality photos of these species, and good text to accompany.

Also looking forward to Shirihai's book, when/if it should ever see light of day.
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My copy of the 4th edition of 'Where to Watch Birds in Southern & Western Spain' arrived last week. As to be expected, it's a case of evolution rather than revolution, The high standard has been maintained and there are some new sites mentioned and many updates. I always recommend getting the most recent version of any site guide as things do change and just one snippet of updated information can make or break a day out birding. Personally, I thought that the best bit was the intro ..... but that's because Ernest Garcia had some very kind words about my website on Cadiz Province
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I am curious whether this book will also include photographes of rare speces like Beck's petrel or the Pincoya storm petrel. It was initially planned that Hadoram Shirihai published a similar book titled FG Seabirds of the World in late August but it seems that he won't publish this book this year. Hopefully the Howell/Zufelt book will be a good surrogate or even better though Shirihai's Tubenoses Project is still interesting.
On Melanies tombstone it will say 'I'm curious what will be included in this'.....

Every time a new book is mentioned, the question is what will or won't be included.......
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I had an e-mail today from Lynx to say that soemthing is on it's way, not sure what, West Indies, Cambodia, Japan?
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I had an e-mail today from Lynx to say that soemthing is on it's way, not sure what, West Indies, Cambodia, Japan?
Must be West Indies, as the other ones are still being offered with advance discount. For West Indies, they say "Hot off the press". Have not received my announcement yet.
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Must be West Indies, as the other ones are still being offered with advance discount. For West Indies, they say "Hot off the press". Have not received my announcement yet.
Thanks Robert, I'd concluded that myself.

Further to my previous comments regarding the frequency with which Lynx might produce their new titles and bearing in mind that three titles are due almost together, can this be classed as 'pumping out'? (Chris )
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The new book arrived today and now, having the three titles so far produced in this series which promises to end up at a fairly impressive size, I now have a dilemma!

How do I organise these books, do I keep them together as an attractive set or place each individual volume in the appropriate, geographical spot on the shelf........
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The new book arrived today and now, having the three titles so far produced in this series which promises to end up at a fairly impressive size, I now have a dilemma!

How do I organise these books, do I keep them together as an attractive set or place each individual volume in the appropriate, geographical spot on the shelf........
Being you, of course you bought two copies, one for each placement

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Being you, of course you bought two copies, one for each placement

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What a good idea!!

I do sometimes buy two, I buy a hardcover, where available, to retain as a good reference copy and a paperback for field use.
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