John Beaufoy Publishing

NATURAL HISTORY · DIVING & UNDERWATER · HISTORY · TRAVEL

Jbp logoJohn Beaufoy Publishing is an independent non-fiction book publisher based in Oxford, England, specialising in the fields of natural history, history and travel. Within these categories, we have a strong subsidiary focus on publishing books about the Indo-Pacific region, including South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia. Our books are available from good booksellers around the world.

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The 50 Best Birdwatching Sites in New Zealand

Liz Light

New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species but is especially important for pelagics. Thirteen of the world’s 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region (including the Ross Dependency). Nine of these species breed here. Of petrels, 37 of the world’s 114 species breed in the New Zealand region, some […]

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A Field Guide to the Birds of Mongolia

Chris Smith

A Field Guide to the Birds of Mongolia is a fully comprehensive field guide to the 521 officially recorded bird species of Mongolia. The species are clearly illustrated in over 154 plates, showing plumage variation between sexes, seasons and age classes, as well as the upperside and underside of birds in flight. Common, scientific and […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Australia

Scott & Tyese Eipper

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Australia is a photographic identification guide to all of Australia’s 236 snake species and subspecies is perfect for resident and visitor alike. It’s the first book to show every species and subspecies of Australian snake, and the first new book on Australian snakes to be published for 27 […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Garden Flowers of India

Pradeep Sachdeva & Vidya Tongbram

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Garden Flowers of India is a photographic identification guide to the 280 native and introduced species of garden flower most commonly seen in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from India’s top nature photographers are accompanied by […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Trees of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Trees of Sri Lanka is a photographic identification guide to 125 tree species most commonly seen in Sri Lanka, which is perfect for resident and visitor alike. Over 350 high quality photographs from Sri Lanka’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution and […]

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Wild Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

Sri Lanka has one of the highest species densities in the world including a number of endemic plants and animals. Unusually for a small island it also has large mammals. It is one of the best places in the world for seeing and photographing Blue Whales, Sperm Whales, Leopards, Asian Elephants and Sloth Bears, dubbed […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica

Steve Bird

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica is a photographic identification guide to 280 bird species most commonly seen in Costa Rica, and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of the country’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits […]

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