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OWLS OF EUROPE
Written by Heimo Mikkola. Illustrated by Ian Willis.
Stock no. 2124702
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A review of the 13 owls breeding in Europe and an additional four species in lands adjoining the Mediterranean in North Africa and the Middle East. Brown boards, gilt title and owl vignette to spine. Colour plates, b/w photos and b/w illustrated chapter headers. 397 pages. ISBN: 0856610348. Small red spot sticker to corner of half-title page. A few foxspots to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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THE SNOWY OWL
Written by Eugene Potapov; Richard Sale. Illustrated by Jackie Garner.
Stock no. 1815273
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the biology of this remarkable bird, including section on morphology, distribution, paleontology and evolution, habitats, breeding biology, diet, population dynamics, movements, interspecific and intraspecific relationships and conservation. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713688177. Minor bumps to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-rubbed.

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BIRDS OF PREY OF AFRICA AND ITS ISLANDS
Written by Alan Kemp; Meg Kemp. Illustrated by Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1317088
Published by Struik Nature. Circa 2001. Fine condition.

A comprehensive guide profiling more than 100 species of diurnal raptor and 40-plus species of owl. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and illustrations. 347 pages including indexes. ISBN: 9781770073692.

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NEOTROPICAL BIRDS OF PREY
Written by David Whitacre; et al.
Stock no. 1208779
Published by Comstock Publishing Associates; Cornell University Press. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community. Covering 20 specific species in depth with data on the biology, ecology, behavior and conservation of the majestic owls and raptors of the New World Tropics. Published in association with The Peregrine Fund. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w maps and diagrams. 412 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780801440793. Spine and lower corners just very slightly bumped. Top and tail of wrapper spine slightly creased.

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OWLS OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
Written by Karel H. Voous. Illustrated by Ad Cameron.
Stock no. 1607516
Published by Collins. 1990. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. 320 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002194937. Wrapper has a 3 inch tear to top of rear panel / next to spine, and some grubby marks. Contents fine.

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OWLS OF THE WORLD THEIR EVOLUTION, STRUCTURE AND ECOLOGY
Written by John A. Burton. Illustrated by John Rignall.
Stock no. 1607371
Published by Peter Lowe. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. New edition. Brown textured boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0856546305. Small tape marks to endpapers. Light browning to wrapper.

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THE OWLS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Alan Kemp. Illustrated by Simon Calburn.
Stock no. 1811188
Published by Struik. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A monograph on the twelve owl species that inhabit the southern African subregion. Standard Edition. Large format. Beige cloth boards, gold foil title to spine and vignette of owl to front. Beautiful colour plates & b/w text illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 0947430032. Contained in the publishers matching slipcase in almost fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ERNEST OWL STARTS A SCHOOL
Written by Jane Pilgrim. Illustrated by F. Stocks May.
Stock no. 2112871
Published by Brockhampton Press; The Potato Press. 1973. Very good condition.

A Blackberry Farm story. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0879550090. Spine is faded and worn; grubby marks to covers; bumping to corners.

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OWLS OF THE WORLD THEIR EVOLUTION, STRUCTURE AND ECOLOGY
Written by John A. Burton. Illustrated by John Rignall.
Stock no. 1806184
Published by Peter Lowe. 3rd 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised, third edition with up-to-date descriptions and distribution maps. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0856546577. A nice, clean copy in a white pictorial wrapper which is lightly edge-creased and has a closed tear to top front edge of spine which has been repaired to verso with tape.

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CONSERVATION STUDIES ON RAPTORS
Written by I. Newton; R.D. Chancellor.
Stock no. 1803171
Published by International Council For Bird Preservation. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Technical Publication No. 5. Based on the Proceedings of the Second World Conference on Birds of Prey held in Thessaloniki, Greece, April 1982 organised by ICBP, its World Working Group on Birds of Prey and the Greek Government. Cardwraps. xii and 482 pages. ISBN: 094688806X. Fading to spine else clean.

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RAPTORS IN THE MODERN WORLD
Written by B.-U. Meyburg; R.D. Chancellor.
Stock no. 1803166
Published by World Working Group On Birds Of Prey And Owls. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Proceedings of the III World Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls. Eliat, Israel 22-27 March 1987. Cardwraps. B/w sketches and graphs. 611 pages. ISBN: 3980196100. Contents clean.

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