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THE KESTREL
Written by Andrew Village. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820530
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610542. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is usual for this title).

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PINE CROSSBILLS
Written by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820528
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Scottish Contribution. A study of the Scottish pine-feeding crossbills. Green boards, gilt title to spine. One colour plate plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610119. Spine lightly faded but gilt title still bright. Otherwise a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).

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THE PEREGRINE FALCON
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820527
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with maroon endpapers. 3 beautiful colour plates, many line illustrations, 60 b/w photographs, maps & diagrams. A most detailed and comprehensive study with a splendid selection of excellent illustrations. 416 pages. ISBN: 0856610267. Dustwrapper spine faded (as is common with this title).

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1819316
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610798.

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THE GOLDEN EAGLE
Written by Jeff Watson. Illustrated by Keith Brockie; Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1317550
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive monograph on the Golden Eagle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Magnificent b/w illustrations, colour plates & landscapes. xx and 374 pages. ISBN: 0856610992. Wrapper has just a few light indentations.

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1815871
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and harrier vignette to spine. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. 307 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610151. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly faded to spine.

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LAPLAND A NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Mike Unwin.
Stock no. 2124709
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed discussion of the Lapland ecology, looking at the geography and history of the area as a whole, and the tradition of wildlife study in Lapland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. xii and 352 pages. ISBN: 0713665297. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning and a few indentation marks.

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BIRD OBSERVATORIES OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by Mike Archer; Mark Grantham; Peter Howlett; Steven Stansfield.
Stock no. 2123854
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781408110409. Wrapper has a few small marks and some edge-creasing.

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BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS
Written by Peter Marren.
Stock no. 1814319
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. Circa 1999. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poyser Natural History. Colour photos. ISBN: 085661114X. Title page is MISSING (half-title page present). Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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ENGLAND'S NATIONAL NATURE RESERVES
Written by Peter Marren. Illustrated by Ruth Lindsay.
Stock no. 1208626
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The 140 national nature reserves of England. Looking at the background and philosophy of National Nature Reserves and the role they play in protecting wildlife and landforms. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610836. Very slight bump at base of spine.

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RARE BIRDS DAY BY DAY
Written by Steve Dudley; Tim Benton; Peter Fraser; John Ryan. Illustrated by Dave Nurney.
Stock no. 2118567
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Individual sightings of rare birds in Britain are presented in diary style. for the years between 1958 and 1994. Fascinating reading for bird-lovers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856611026. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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WILD GEESE
Written by Malcolm A. Ogilvie. Illustrated by Carol Ogilvie.
Stock no. 2116581
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering the geese of North America, Europe and Asia. Brown cloth boards, gilt title and 6 gilt vignettes of geese to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0856610178. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some edge-creasing.

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