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Natural History – Britain & Europe

Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean

Peter & Ingrid Schoenfelder

The plant world of the Mediterranean region is remarkable for its great diversity of species and forms. This user-friendly pocket nature guide is organized by colour to help identify over 500 commonly seen flowers, shrubs, trees, grasses and ferns. Detailed descriptions give the common and scientific names as well as the flowering time. They also […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Britain & Northern Europe

Peter Goodfellow

A brand new, entry-level photographic identification guide to the commoner birds of Britain and Northern Europe, featuring 280 species that the amateur naturalist might expect to see in the field or garden. The user-friendly introduction covers geography, climate, habits, taxonomy and nomenclature, bird topography, and the best places to watch birds, in a way that […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Britain & Northern Europe

Ted Benton

This easy-to-use, fully comprehensive identification guide to the 159 butterflies found in Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, Belgium, Netherlands and the Baltics is perfect for amateur naturalists. High-quality photographs are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific name, wingspan, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers living with butterflies, anatomy, behaviour, enemies and friends, […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to Garden Birds of the British Isles

Peter Goodfellow

This easy-to-use identification guide to 90 garden bird species most commonly seen in or over the gardens of Britain and Ireland is perfect for amateur naturalists. High quality photographs from Britain’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific name, length, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers classification, […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to Garden Wildlife

Marianne Taylor

An easy-to-use identification guide to 280 species of wildlife most commonly found in the gardens of Britain, Ireland, and other parts of Northern Europe. The guide includes sections on birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, butterflies, moths and other insects, spiders, trees & shrubs, wildflowers , and fungi. An informative and user-friendly introduction includes useful advice […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Insects of Britain & Northern Europe

Robert Read

This easy-to-use identification guide to 280 insect species most commonly seen in Britain and northern Europe is perfect for amateur naturalists. High quality photographs from Britain’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific name, height, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the different habitats, life-cycles and the […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mushrooms & other Fungi of Britain & Northern Europe

Josephine Bacon

An easy-to-use identification guide to 280 species of mushroom and toadstool most commonly found in Britain, Ireland, and other parts of Northern Europe. The user-friendly introduction includes an overview of distribution, habitats, mushroom structure and nomenclature. There is useful advice on mushroom hunting, where to find mushrooms which are good to eat and their nutritional […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Trees of Britain & Northern Europe

Andrew Cleave

This easy-to-use identification guide to 280 tree species most commonly seen in Britain and northern Europe is perfect for amateur naturalists. High quality photographs from Britain’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific name, height, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the different habitats, a definition of […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Wild Flowers of Britain & Northern Europe

Andrew Cleave

A brand new, entry-level photographic identification guide to the commoner wild flowers of Britain and Northern Europe, featuring 280 species that the amateur naturalist might expect to see in the field or garden. The user-friendly introduction covers habitats,flower structure, identification, wild flower names, a glossary of botanical and habitat terms, and conservation, in a way […]

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Identification Guide to Birds of Britain and Northern Europe

Written by Peter Goodfellow

A brand new, entry level photographic introduction to birds and bird watching, featuring 150 of the commoner bird species most likely to be seen in the fields and gardens of Britain and Northern Europe. The user-friendly introduction covers geography, climate, taxonomy and nomenclature, habitats, bird identification, and the best places to watch birds. Common birds […]

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Identification Guide to Mushrooms of Britain and Northern Europe

Josephine Bacon

Identification Guide to the Mushrooms of Britain and Northern Europe

An easy-to-use identification guide to 150 species of mushroom most commonly found in Britain and Northern Europe. Fungi are divided into three descriptive groups for easy identification, covering edible, inedible and poisonous species. Size 228 x 178 mm / 9″ x 7″. Extent 160 pages. Words 25,000 approx. Illustrations c.200 colour photographs. ISBN 978-1-906780-60-9 Price […]

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