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7885. : The Wetland Bird Survey 2001-03 Wildfowl and Wader Counts.

British Trust for Ornithology and others, October 2005. vi+306 pp. maps, charts. Paperback, in very good condition. The report provides a single, comprehensive, source of information on the current status and distribution of non-breeding waterbirds in the U.K. 10.00

1424. Alington, C.E.A.: Partridge Driving.

London: 1904. xii+135pp. Two folding diagrams. Some practical hints on increasing and preserving a stock of birds and in bringing them over the guns with a description of the Eaton system. v.g. some foreedge spotting. 15.00

5475. Atkinon-Wildes, G.L. editor.: Wildfowl in Great Britain A Survey of the Anatidae and their Conservation in England, Scotland and Wales

London: H.M.S.O. 1963 Monographs of the Nature Conservancy Number Three. 27.5 by 19 cms. xiv+368 pp. prepared by the Wildfowl Trust and illustrated by Peter Scott. 14 colour illustrations from oil paintings by Scott. Other photographic illustrations. The book is in very good condition, the dustwrapper has wear and minor fraying. 35.00

7266. Belfast RSPB Members' Group.: Birds around Belfast A Guide for Birdwatchers.

Belfast: 1981 20 .5 by 14 cms, 65 pp. maps, light card covers, very good. 5.00

14488. Bell, T.D.: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Bulletin no. 67 Turkeys.

London: HMSO 1937. 24.5 by 15 cms. 19pp. illustrated, softcovers, image in good condition. 10.00

14787. Clater, Francis and D. McTaggart: Every Man His Own Cattle Doctor; or a practical treatise on the diseases of horned cattle, and sheep.

London: Milner and Company, c1870 Originally written by Clater, "revised and fresh matter added by D. McTaggart". xvi+358+26 pp. 13 x 8.5 cm. Red boards, now faded, spine professionally relaid, and somewhat grubby from use in a farming environment, obviously much referred to. Publishers catalogue to rear. This edition, of 358 pages, is unusual. 70.00

13673. Deadman, Andrew J: The Coal Tit.

London: HMSO, for Forestry Commission Forest Record, 1973. 16 pp, including papers covers. 20.5 x 16.5 cm. Six b&w plates, and coloured front cover. Very good condition. 10.00

14364. Eaton, Elon Howard: Birds of New York.

Albany: The University of the State of New York, 1910,1914. New York State Museum Memoir 12, in two volumes. Volume I, Water Birds and Game Birds, 501 pp. + plates 1-42. Volume II, Land Birds, 719 pp.+ plates 43-106. 29.5 x 23.5 cm. The illustrator is Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and the plates are in colour and are most attractive. Chapters include Avifauna, Life Zones, Migration, Spring Arrivals, Published Lists, Classification, Genera and Species, Ecology, Economic Value, Laws, Refuges, and Preserves. The dark green boards show a little shelfwear but the volumes are tight and sound. Gilt spine titles are faded. These two volumes are extremely heavy, together weighing 10 kilos, which has serious postage charge implications. Before ordering please contact us to discuss likely shipping charges, and the shipping destination. 90.00

9695. Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust: Fair Isle Bird Observatory Prospectus.

Edinburgh: Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust, c1950. 4 pp. 22 x 14 cm. The text is continued inside the back cover. The inside of the front cover lists the Trustees, etc, etc, and two copies of a Covenant Form are enclosed. The white card covers are printed blue - the front with a sketch of the Observatory, and the back cover with a map. Visitors MUST bring their Ration Books. There are exhaustive descriptions of the Observatory, transport, accommodation, etc, etc. 5.00

9696. Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust: The Autumn Migration of Birds to The British Isles.

Edinburgh: Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust, c1950. 15 + 8 pp. 22 x 14 cm. The eight pages contain sixteen Plates. The inside of the front cover lists the Trustees, etc, etc, headed "The Scottish Ornathologists' Club, Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust". The white card covers are printed blue - the front with a map showing the autumn migration. Pages 11, 13, and 15 are detachable Bankers' Orders, and page 11 has been neatly detached at the perforations. 5.00

14321. Finn, Frank: Bird Behaviour Psychical and Physiological.

London: Hutchinson and Co. n.d. x+363 pp. illustrated, hardback, minor wear otherwise in good condition. 8.00

18215. Hillis, Paul: Irish Birds.

Dublin: Eason & Son Ltd, 1992. The Irish Heritage Series : 23. 24 pp. 25 x 15 cm. 37 illustrations, in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00

11568. Hutchinson, Clive: Ireland's Wetlands and their Birds.

Dublin: Irish Wildbird Conservancy 1979. 24 by 18 cms. 201 pp. illustrated, maps, hardback, in a slightly worn dustwrapper. In very good condition. This is the first book devoted exclusively to the birds of these wetlands. It seems now scarce. 30.00

16901. Hutson, Major-General H. P. W.: The Birds About Delhi together with a Complete List of Birds Observed in Delhi and the Surrounding Country.

Delhi: The Delhi Bird Watching Society, 1954. xxxix+210 pp. 23.5 x 16 cm. Compiled with a short preface by Major-General H. Williams. Index. Gold-blocked green boards, spine lettering a little faded, otherwise in very good condition. General H.Williams had a distinguished career in the British Indian Army and stayed on after 1947 to serve in the Indian army. He was an enthusiastic ornithologist. 25.00

13231. Northern Ireland Birdwatchers' Association: Northern Ireland Bird Report, 1998.

Belfast: Northern Ireland Birdwatchers' Association 1998. 120 pp. illustrated, small library stamp on endpaper otherwise in very good condition, softcovers. 10.00

14460. Rosair, David and Cottridge, David: Photographic Guide to the Waders of the World.

London: Bounty Books, 2004. 175 pp. 28.5 x 22.5 cm. "Detailed field descriptions of the 212 waders of the world. Over 700 colour photographs". Glazed pictorial boards in very good uncut dw. Christmas dedication on ffep. 15.00

6756. Ruttledge, Robert F: Ireland's Birds Their Distribution and Migrations.

London: H.F.& G. Witherby Ltd. 1st ed 1966. xv+207 pp. illustrated, map, very good in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper. A useful and comprehensive study with photographs taken to illustrate habitat. 25.00

13677. Slater, Pat: First Field Guide to Australian Birds.

Fortitude Valley: Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd, 1997. 56pp. 16.5 x 11.5 cm. Superb colour photography. Good condition. 10.00

15760. The Amateur Mechanic & Work Handbooks.: Poultry Houses and Appliances.

London: Cassell and Company, 1933. 155 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. 256 illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers. Covers a bit rubbed, but overall good. 10.00

8493. The London Natural History Society.: The London Bird Report number Thirty-Four for 1969.

London: The London Natural History Society 1969. 89 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. 5.00

16904. Thomson, A. Landsborough: Britain's Birds and Their Nests.

London: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1910. xxviii+340 pp. 25.5 x 19 cms. Introduction by J. Arthur Thompson. Illustrated with 132 drawings in colour by George Rankin. Faded gold-blocked red boards. Spine proessionally relaid. Overall in fair/good condition. However this is a large heavy book which will require extra postage. Itseems to be scarce. 32.00

19621. Thorburn, Archibald: Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland.

London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1923. 32 x 27 cm. viii+71 pp. and 38 plates in colour showing 58 species, gold blocked red boards, t.e.g. the spine is a little sun faded, internally very tight and clean, in very good condition overall. The illustrations are particularly good. It is a very heavy book and will require extra shipping charges, especially overseas. Please ask us about shipping charges before ordering. 250.00

11836. Viney, Clive and Phillips, Karen: A Colour Guide to Hong Kong Birds.

Hong Kong: nd 1977 (?) 122 pp. illustrated, endpaper maps, card covers, name snipped off top of title page otherwise very good. 6.00

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