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EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1820532
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Nearly fine 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. Thin line of browning to top of spine (minor). Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is normal for this title) and slightly browned with a few minor indentatons.

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THE BARN OWL
Written by D.S. Bunn; A.B. Warburton; R.D.S. Wilson. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1820531
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1982. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The product of almost 40 years field work. Black boards, gilt title & owl vignette to spine. Colour frontis & b/w plates, b/w illustrations. 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610321. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and is faded to spine (as is usual for this title).

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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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THE SPARROWHAWK
Written by Ian Newton. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820529
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed account of all aspects of the sparrowhawk's lifestyle, population levels and trends and the impact of man and environment on the species in recent times. B/w illustrations. Diagrams, tables and photographs. ISBN: 0856610410. 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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SHRIKES & BUSH-SHRIKES (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Tony Harris; Kim Franklin.
Stock no. 1820296
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Including Wood-Shrikes, Helmet-Shrikes, Flycatcher-Shrikes, Philentomas, Batises and Wattle-Eyes. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps. 392 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713638613. Faint mark to pastedowns. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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THE NORTH AMERICAN BIRD GUIDE
Written by David Sibley. Illustrated by David Sibley.
Stock no. 1820294
Published by Pica Press. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

Stiff card covers. David Sibley's stunningly detailed paintings of the various plumages of more than 800 species of North American birds, accompanied by his precise descriptions, notations and up-to-date range maps, make this beautiful comprehensive volume the indispensable identification guide and reference tool for every birder. ISBN: 1873403984. Spine is creased and lightly faded. Text block browned. A nice, used copy.

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PHEASANTS, PARTRIDGES AND GROUSE (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Steve Madge; Phil Mcgowan. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1820292
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails and Sandgrouse of the World. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639660. Light stain to lower edge of text block and vertical margin of front endpaper. Else fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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BIRDS OF THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO: GREATER SUNDAS AND WALLACEA
Written by James A. Eaton; Bas Van Balen; et al. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Norman Arlott; et al..
Stock no. 1820290
Published by Lynx. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition.

An ornithological field guide covering the vast chain of the Indonesian archipelago. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. ISBN: 9788494189265. Vertical creasing to prelims. Text block lightly browned.

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BIRDS OF OMAN (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Jens Eriksen; Richard Porter. Illustrated by John Gale; Mike Langman; Brian Small.
Stock no. 1820288
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781472937537.

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