Bookshop

Welcome to our updated online book shop! Thanks to legacies and donations from members we have received a fantastic selection of birding and natural history books with the added bonus that all proceeds go straight to the Society, helping fund our conservation efforts throughout the county.

Bookshop

Welcome to our updated online book shop! Thanks to legacies and donations from members we have received a fantastic selection of birding and natural history books with the added bonus that all proceeds go straight to the Society, helping fund our conservation efforts throughout the county.

Flight-ID-of-European-Raptors-e1612731085158

Poyser Flight Identification of European Raptors

by R.F Porter et al. 1976 2nd edition
Condition: Very Good
A-Complete-Checklist-Birds-of-The-World-e1612731257321

A Complete Checklist Of The Birds Of The World

by Richard Howard and Alick Moore
Condition: Good
Birds-New-to-Britain-e1615828950992

Birds New To Britain 1980-2004

by Adrian Pitches and Tim Cleeves. Poyser
Condition: Very Good
Birds-of-North-America-e1612731563712

Birds Of North America

by CS Robbins et al 1966
Condition: Good with signs of use
Bird-Songs-From-Around-the-World-e1637094496859

Bird Songs From Around The World

by Les Beletsky
Condition: Very Good
Where-to-Watch-Birds-in-Bulgaria-e1637010097523

Where to Watch Birds in Bulgaria

by Peter Lankov
Condition: Very Good
Where-to-watch-Birds-in-Britain-and-Europe-e1637010128266

Where to Watch Birds in Britain and Europe

by John Gooders
Condition: Very Good
Western-Birds-Peterson-e1637010214892

A Field Guide to Western Birds

by Roger Tory Peterson -1961 2nd edition
Condition: Very Good with dustcover
Scarce-Migrant-Birds-in-Britain-and-Ireland-e1610209293600

Poyser Scarce Migrant Birds in Britain and Ireland 1974

by J.T.R Sharrock 1974
Condition: Good – some creases to spine
Birds-of-The-Middle-East-Poyser-e1637009962752

Field Guide to the Birds of The Middle East

RF Porter et al. Poyser,
Condition: Very Good
Birds-of-South-East-Asia-Ben-King-e1612731814144

A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia

Ben King et al 1991
Condition: Very Good
Where-to-Watch-Birds-in-Shetland-Hugh-Harrop-e1637010011522

Where to Watch Birds In Shetland

Hugh Harrop
Condition: Very Good
Birds-of-West-Africa-W-Serle-e1612732029644

A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa

W Serle et al
Condition: Very Good
Birds-Of-East-Africa-J.G-Williams-e1612732158666

A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa

J.G Williams et al 1984
Condition: Good
Mammals-of-Southern-Africa-e1612732289865

Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa

by C & T Stuart 2007
Condition: Good
Frozen-Planet-e1612732409567

BBC Frozen Planet

by A.Fothergill
Condition: Very Good
Eric-Hosking-An-Eye-for-a-Bird-e1612732504431

Eric Hosking An Eye for a Bird

Eric Hosking
Condition: Good – dustcover slightly torn
Seabirds-Of-Britain-and-Ireland-e1637010571508

The Seabirds of Britain and Ireland

by Stanley Cramp et al
Condition: Good, some wear to dustcover
Birds-Of-China-e1610212735827

The Birds of China

by Rodolphe De Schauensee 1992
Condition: Good
The-Migrations-Of-Birds-e1610209336965

The Migrations of Birds

by J Dorst 1962
Condition: Fair – some damage to spine, lightly foxed inside
The-Birds-Of-Sussex-e1610209418138

The Birds Of Sussex

by Michael Shrubb
Condition: Very Good
The-Winter-Birds-e1637010252685

The Winter Birds

by M.A Ogilvie
Condition: Good
The-Birds-Of-Somerset-e1612728449407

The Birds of Somerset

by E.M Palmer and D.K Ballance 1968
Condition: Fair condition with slightly stained dustcover
The-Birds-OF-East-and-Central-Africa-e1610209557831

A Field Guide to The Birds of East and Central Africa

by J.G Williams. 1977
Condition: Good
Skokholm-an-Island-Remembered-e1610209695284

Skokholm An Island Remembered

by J Lawman 1992
Condition: Good – (faded spine)
BWP-9-Vols-e1612719547989

Handbook of the Birds Of Europe,the Middle East and North Africa. 9 Volumes

by Cramp & Perrins
Condition: Overall condition very good with some shelf wear and faded spines. Please note vols 2-8 are Oxford University Press with volume 1 RSPB
The-Pocket-Guide-to-Nests-and-Eggs-e1637010288311

Intimate Sketches from Bird Life

by Eric Hosking
Condition: Good with original dustcover (which is torn in places on the spine)
The-Crows-Franklin-Coombs-e1637010439431

The Crows

by Franklin Cooms. 1978 1st edition
Condition: Very Good
The-Birds-Of-Oman-e1637010470527

The Birds of Oman

by Michael Gallagher
Condition: Very Good
The-Atlas-of-Breeding-Birds-in-Britain-and-Ireland-e16370105 (1)

The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland

by JTR Sharrock. 1980 3rd impression
Condition: Very Good
Field-Guide-to-Eastern-Birds

Field Guide to Eastern Birds

by Roger Tory Peterson. 1947
Condition: Very Good with dustcover
Atlas-Of-European-Birds-e1610307970832

Atlas of European Birds

by KH Voous 1960.
Condition: Good
A-Guide-to-the-Birds-Of-Ceylon-e1610212799529

A Guide To The Birds Of Ceylon

by G.M Henry. 1st edition
Condition: Poor
The-Status-Of-Seabirds-in-Britain-and-Ireland-e1611607535616 (1)

The Status of Seabirds in Britain and Ireland

By Poyser
Condition: Very Good
Popular-Handbook-of-British-Birds-PAD-Hollom-e1637010676497- (1)

The Popular Handbook of British Birds

by P.A.D Hollom
Condition: Very Good with Dustcover
Seabirds-Bryan-Nelson-e1615833184725

Seabirds their biology and ecology

by Bryan Nelson
Condition: Very Good
British-Birds-Their-Nests-and-Eggs

British Birds Their Nests and Eggs. 6 Volume Set

by Brumby & Clarke.
Condition: Condition is fair. Inside very good with minimal foxing but spines are poor. Please ask for more detailed information.
Owls-e1637010708868

Owls Their natural and unnatural history

by John Sparks & Tony Soper 1971
Condition: Very Good
The-Moths-of-the-British-Isles-e1610212550156

Wayside and Woodland Series. The Moths Of The British Isles series one

by Richard South 1939
Condition: Good – (faded spine)
Butterflies-of-the-British-Isles-e1610212340493

Wayside and Woodland Series. The Butterflies of The British Isles

by Richard South 1941
Condition: Good – (faded spine)
Birds-of-Britain-and-Europe-Photographic-Guide-e161583336714 (1)

Photographic Guide to The Birds of Britain & Europe

by Hakan Delin & Lars Svensson
Condition: Very Good
Great-Birds-Of-Britain-and-Europe

Great Birds of Britain & Europe 200 Star Species

by Jonathan Elphick & David Tipling
Condition: Very Good – slight fading to spine
Introduced-Birds-of-the-World-e1637010845215

Introduced Birds of the World

by John L Long.1981
Condition: Very Good
Atlas

Poyser ‘The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland’ 3rd impression 1980

by J.T.R Sharrock
Condition: Very Good – some discoloring to spine
Birds-of-Thailand-e1637095524939

A Field Guide to the Birds of Thailand

by Craig Robson
Condition: Very Good – signed by Mike Langman (the illustrator)
finding-birds-in-Bulgaria-e1637010919305

Finding Birds in Bulgaria

by Dave Gosney revised edition
Condition: Very Good
Field-Guide-to-Western-Birds

A Field Guide To Western Birds 2nd edition

by Roger Tory Peterson
Condition: Good – no dustcover
The-Birdwatchers-Handbook

The Birdwatchers Handbook

by Paul R Ehrlich et al
Condition: Good
Fair-Isles-Garden-Birds-e1637010948620

Fair Isle’s ‘Garden’ Birds

by John Holloway
Condition: Good
Pictorial-Guide-to-the-Birds-of-the-Indian-Subcontinent-e161 (1)

A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

by S Ali et al 1983
Condition: Good – Faded Dustcover
Macmillan-Guide-to-Bird-Identification-e1637010781860

The Macmillan Guide to Bird Identification

by Harris, Tucker & Vinicombe 1994
Condition: Good/fair
John-Gooders-the-great-book-of-birds-e1637010813546

The great book of birds

by John Gooders 1975
Condition: Very Good
Hen-Harrier-e1607445635941

The Hen Harrier – In the Shadow of Slemish

by Don Scott
Condition: Very Good
Crossley-1

The Crossley ID Guide Britain and Ireland

by Richard Crossley and Dominic Couzens
Condition: Good
How-to-be-a-bad-birdwatcher-e1615833787601

How to be a bad birdwatcher

by Simon Barnes
Condition: Very Good
Field-Guide-to-Eastern-Birds

Field Guide to Eastern Birds (3rd edition 1947)

by Roger Tory Peterson
Condition: Good with dustcover
Country-Diary-of-a-Suffolk-Naturalist-e1637010974924

The Country Diary of a Suffolk Naturalist

by Rob Macklin
Condition: Very Good
Scarce-Migrant-Birds-in-Britain-and-Ireland-e1610209293600

Poyser Scarce Migrant Birds in Britain and Ireland

J.T.R Sharrock. 2010 Bloomsbury Reprint
Condition: Excellent
Birds-Of-Prey-Leslie-Brown

Birds Of Prey their biology & ecology

by Leslie Brown
Condition: Good
BTO-Guide-17

Guide to identification and ageing of Holarctic Waders

by J Prater et al
Condition: Very Good
Attracting-and-Feeding-Garden-Birds-e1610213841298

Attracting & Feeding Garden Birds

by Jen Green. 2009
Condition: Very Good
Wildlife-of-Arabia-e1610213813370

The Wildlife of Arabia

by Sir Peter Scott. 1981
Condition: Good
Secret-Lives-of-British-Birds-e1611608442527

Secret Lives Of British Birds

by Dominic Couzins
Condition: Excellent
The-Romance-of-Bird-Life-e1610208986803

The Romance of Birdlife

by J Lea – 1921
Condition: Fair
Frontiers-Of-Bird-ID-e1607450587900

Frontiers Of Bird Identification

by J.T.R Sharrock
Condition: Good (slight tears to dustcover)
Young-Ornithologists-e1615842168539

Instructions to Young Ornithologists

by J.D Macdonald – 1959 1st Edition
Condition: Very Good – original dustcover shows minor wear
Wildfowl-in-Great-Britain-e1610208098226

Wildfowl in Great Britain

by RT Peterson 1962
Condition: Good
Wildfowl-a-World-Guide-e1610208142165

Wildfowl A World Guide

by Eric Soothill and Peter Whitehead. 1996
Condition: Good
New-Nat-Birds-of-Prey

New Naturalist British Birds Of Prey 1st edition reprint 1976

by Leslie Brown
Condition: Good (dustcover badly damaged)
British-Tits-e1607450901161

New Naturalist British Tits (1979 1st edition)

by Christopher Perrins
Condition: Very Good (edges slightly foxed, dustcover spine creased)
Wild-Animals-of-The-British-Isles-e1610208352797

Wild Animals of the British Isles

by Maurice Burton – 1968
Condition: Very Good
BWP-Volume-2-e1607458809493

Handbook of the Birds of The Western Palearctic Volume 2, Hawks to Bustards

by Cramp et al
Condition: Very Good
Where-to-Find-Birds-In-North-East-Queensland-e1610208486149- (1)

Where to Find Birds in North East Queensland

by Jo Wieneke – 1995
Condition: Good
Seabirds-of-Britain-and-the-World-e1612728741841

A Field Guide to the Seabirds of Britain and the World

by Gerald Tuck & Hermann Heinzal
Condition: Very Good
Collins-BTO-Guide-to-British-Birds-e1637262403178

Collins BTO Guide to British Birds

by BTO
Condition: As new
British-Birds-by-Wilfred-Willet-e1637262492248

British Birds

by Wilfred Willet 1949
Condition: Good with Original Dustcover
Birdwatching-RSR-Fitter-e1637262591479

Collins Guide to Bird Watching

by RSR Fitter 1980
Condition: Very Good
Birds-of-the-West-Indies-James-Bond-e1637262670605

Birds of the West Indies

by James Bond
Condition: Good with dustcover (faded spine)
Birds-of-The-British-Isles-and-their-Eggs-Coward-e1637262724 (1)

Birds Of The British Isles and their Eggs

by T.A Coward
Condition: Very Good with original dustcover (faded spine)
Birds-of-Britain-and-Europe-e1637262811787

Birds of Britain & Europe

by Rob Hume
Condition: Excellent with CD
Bird-Book-e1637263074433

British Seabirds

by C Gibson Hill, 1947 1st edition
Condition: Very Good
Audubon-Bird-Guide-Eastern-Land-birds-e1637263130394

Audobon Bird Guide – Eastern Land Birds

by Richard H Pough 1946-1949
Condition: Very Good
A-pocket-book-of-British-Birds-Eggs-and-Nests-e1637263224932 (1)

A Pocket Book of British Bird’s Eggs And Nests

by Charles A. Hall
Condition: Very Good
Breeding-Virds-of-Devon-e1637268693799

Breeding Birds of Devon

by H.P Sitters
Condition: Very Good
Birds-of-Ceylon-e1637268797452

A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon

By G.M.Henry
Condition: Very Good with dustcover
The-Life-of-Birds-Volume-1-2--e1637268875101

The Life of Birds Volume 1 & 2

by Jean Dorst
Condition: Very Good (faded spine to dust cover)
Wintering Birds Poyser

The Atlas of Wintering Birds in Britain and Ireland, Poyser,

Peter Lack
Condition: very good
This 1986 1st edition Poyser is in very good condition with original dustcover
Bird Life in Cornwall

Bird Life in Cornwall by B.H Ryves

B.H Ryves
Condition: Good – some foxing to dustcover and page edges
This classic study of Cornwall’s Birdlife is a 1st edition 1948. Lt-Col Reeves founded CBWPS in 1931.
best days with british birds

Best Days with British Birds

Malcolm Ogilvie
Condition: very good – slightly faded spine
A fascinating anthology of some prominent birders ‘Best Days’ birding. Including Bill Oddie, Ian Lewington, Peter Grant, Keith Vinicombe and Steve Gantlett.
Swallows and Martins of the world

Swallows and Martins Of The World

Angela Turner and Chris Rose
Condition: Good
This 1989 1st edition Helm Fieldguide is still the most complete guide to hirundines on the market.
Tits

Tits, Nuthatches & Treecreepers

Simon Harrap and David Quinn
Condition: very good – slightly faded spine
This sought after 1st edition Helm Identifaction Guide covers 110 species of the world’s tits, nuthatches and treecreepers in great detail.
Birds of Europe

Birds of Europe with North Africa and the Middle East

Lars Johnson
Condition: good
     
Flight Identification of European Raptors

Flight Identification of European Raptors

R.F Porter et al
Condition: good – dustcover shows slight discolouring on edges
This is the 1981 3rd edition of this classic Poyser book.
Seabirds

Seabirds an identification guide

Peter Harrison
Condition: very good
This 1989 reprint is part of the Helm identification guide series.
Crows and Jays

Crows and Jays

Steve Madge and Hilary Burn
Condition: very good
A Helm identification guide to the crows, jays and magpies of the world. 1993 1st edition.
Gulls

Gulls of Europe, Asia and North America

Klaus Malling Olsen and Hans Larsson
Condition: very good
This is a 1st edition and part of the Helm identification guides series.
1944

CBWPS Bird Report 1944

Edited by B.H Ryves, D Vlentine and H.M Quick
Condition: very good
The fourteenth annual report is in very good condition and is a fascinating historical insight into Cornish birding.
1946

CBWPS Bird Report 1946

Edited by B.H Ryves, D Vlentine and H.M Quick
Condition: Good
The sixteenth annual report is in very good condition and is a fascinating historical insight into cornish birding.
1947

CBWPS Bird Report 1947

Edited by B.H Ryves, D Valentine and H.M Quick
Condition: good – front page torn in one corner
The seventeenth annual report is in very good condition and is a fascinating historical insight into cornish birding.
1948

CBWPS 1948 Bird Report

Edited by B.H Ryves, D Vlentine and H.M Quick
Condition: Good
The Eighteenth Annual Bird Report 1948, a fascinating insight into Cornish birding in 1940s.