Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature and the countryside, animals and minerals, gemstones and rocks to birds and beekeeping, Alfred Wainwright and walking to conservation.
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A SWEET, WILD NOTE
RICHARD SMYTH    Book Number: 86459
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Sub-titled 'What We Hear When the Birds Sing', birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions and landscape. It is the soundtrack to our world and in this fascinating account, Smyth asks what it...
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: The Original Series DVD
BBC EARTH    Book Number: 86645
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Your chance to own the 'Television Classic' (The Times), the 1999 BBC TV series which changed the way we saw dinosaurs forever. This revolutionary show takes viewers right into the dinosaurs' worl...
WILD SIGNS AND STAR PATHS:
TRISTAN GOOLEY    Book Number: 86677
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A sixth sense is not mysterious: it is a honed ability to join the dots offered by our subconscious response to outdoor cues. Bark is stripped off trees by deer up to head height, but higher on th...
WINGED LEVIATHAN: The Story of the Humpback Whale
PHIL CLAPHAM & COLIN BAXTER    Book Number: 86797
Published price: £20
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The Whimsical Whale, A Five-Meter Fingerprint, The Wandering Whale, A Summer Banquet In Frigid Seas, Winter Romance in the Tropics and A Merciless Pursuit are some of the chapter headings in this e...
WORLD LIFE LIBRARY: ORANGUTANS
ROBERT SHUMAKER    Book Number: 86801
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Who can ever forget the Clint Eastwood film when he bonded with the huge hairy orange orangutan and we all fell in love with their almost humanlike characteristics? They are one of mankind's close...
END OF NATURE
BILL MCKIBBEN    Book Number: 86571
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First published in 1989 and here with a new introduction by the author (2006), here is the ground-breaking plea for radical and life-renewing change. Mckibben argues that our view of nature, its r...
SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND
MARIANO SIGMAN    Book Number: 86595
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A world-renowned leader in neuroscience studies how your brain thinks, feels and decides. Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgement? What is the role of the ...
DRINKING WATER: A History
JAMES SALZMAN    Book Number: 86876
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There is no life without water, but drinking water can kill, and always has. The problem is that, apart from distilled water, no water source can ever be completely risk free, whether from the tap...
BIRD BRAIN: Over 2400 Questions to Test Your Bird Knowledge
TIM APPLETON & C. GALLIMORE    Book Number: 87100
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Apart from Woodpeckers, what other family has Ivory-billed, Lineated, Striped and Bar-bellied species? What pigment is responsible for the pink in a flamingo's plumage? Where would you find a Pri...
IDIOT GODS
DAVID ZINDELL    Book Number: 87106
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"By the time we reached the open ocean, the water tasted almost as it should: of seaweed and sacred salt, of starlight and storms..." "Early in the Moon of Owls, I watched Helen pace the deck of t...
ORCHID SUMMER
JON DUNN    Book Number: 87110
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Sub-titled 'In Search of The Wildest Flowers of the British Isles': 47 locations and chapters including Sawfly and the Early Spiders, Sex, Lies and Orchid Pollination, An Irish Interlude, Orchid Hu...
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MARINE LIFE
NIGEL MARSH    Book Number: 87060
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Oh but they're weird and they're wonderful! Striped and brightly coloured like Nemo, graceful and magnetic like Manta Rays, mucus suckers like the Convict Blenny burrowing in sand or coral, a preh...
THE END OF THE END OF THE EARTH
JONATHAN FRANZEN    Book Number: 87062
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"I was indulging a different sort of compulsion in Ghana. To my shame, I am what people in the world of birding call a lister... I go birding to experience their beauty and diversity, learn more ab...
FLOATING: A Life Regained
JOE MINIHANE    Book Number: 87065
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From Hampstead to Yorkshire, Dorset to Jura, the Isles of Scilly to Wales, Joe Minihane has written a love letter to different wild stretches of water. We swim with him through the ponds and lakes...
NATURE WALK NOTES
ELOISE RENOUF    Book Number: 87079
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A very stylish stationery item to leave alongside the phone. The embossed cover has delicate ferns, feathers, leaves and foliage in pink and olive green on a grey background on the lid that you li...
WEATHER WATCHER'S 3-YEAR LOG BOOK
ROYAL METEORLOGICAL SOCIETY    Book Number: 87096
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Combined with beautiful watercolours by the artist Elissi Neshein, this log book is something you will treasure for many years as you record lightning, fog, snow, wind and rain. Watching the weath...
WOODLAND WHITTLING
PETER BENSON    Book Number: 87220
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The gentle art of whittling is a relaxing, absorbing and rewarding pastime that can be enjoyed almost anywhere for a few minutes or a few hours at a time, sat in your armchair in front of the telly...
BEING A BEAST: Adventures Across the Species Divide
CHARLES FOSTER    Book Number: 86989
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A passionate naturalist explores what it is really like to be an animal by living among them. To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster tried to be li...
GUIDE TO HERBS: With Journal
JENNY LINFORD    Book Number: 87255
Published price: £8
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With dreamy names like Jack-by-the-hedge, burdock, mugwort, calamint, winter purslane, clove pink, jo pye weed, meadowsweet, lady's bedstraw, purple loosestrife, sweet cicely, evening primrose, cow...
ORCHID THIEF: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
SUSAN ORLEAN    Book Number: 86904
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"You have to admire an author who absolutely hates mucking around in scum-covered, alligator-infested waters, with companions as dubious as a work party from a local prison, yet does so to capture ...
THE ZOO
ISOBEL CHARMAN    Book Number: 87009
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Sub-titled 'The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo 1826-1851'. Georgian London in the Age of Empire, domestic reform and industrialisation, this is a history of a new world and ...
BLACK AND WHITE IN THE WILD
DR JOHN FELTWELL    Book Number: 87314
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Why is it that so many animals display a black and white coloration, and why do they do so? Zoologist and naturalist Dr John Feltwell explores the nature of black and white in mammals, birds, rept...
WILD SEX: The Science Behind Mating In the Animal Kingdom
DR CARIN BONDAR    Book Number: 87206
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Birds do it, bees do it, in fact every member of the animal kingdom does it from fruit flies to blue whales. Try having to do it being hunted down by predators, or in unpredictable and life-threat...
BLUE TIT
MARTYN STENNING    Book Number: 87325
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The unmissable Blue Tit reflects the colours of the planet, sporting a mix of blue, yellow, white, green and black. They have adapted well to modern humanity taking advantage of our propensity to ...
NATURE WATCH: How to Track and Observe Wildlife
SIMON KING    Book Number: 87413
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Learn how to move, look and listen and even how to smell what's around you with fresh and heightened senses. In doing so the door to the wild world will slowly swing open and you will find yoursel...
RAIN
SAM USHER    Book Number: 87420
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Grandad said it perhaps was best to stay indoors, but I LIKE going out in the rain. You can do catching raindrops, splashing in puddles, and looking at everything upside down. Sam Usher's distinc...
RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR
PHILIP HOARE    Book Number: 87422
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Idiosyncratic tales of mariners, adventurers and the odd dilettante, here is an exquisite read, stuffed with dark myths and eerie legends, written with poetic descriptions. It is a watery book by ...
SCREAMER THE SWIFT
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 84532
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"Screamer was glad of his nest site in this amazing Royal Crescent. It had a great view down to the Avon Valley, where soon he would be flying with the rest of the Swifts. This day came, and all ...
FRED THE CHAFFINCH: The History of Farming
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 87389
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A companion to Gowk the Cuckoo (code 87390) in the same collectable art series by Langford Press we meet Fred the Chaffinch, born in a hawthorn bush in a nest built by his mother, with five eggs sh...
GOWK THE CUCKOO: The Call of the Spring
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 87390
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In the same series as the popular Screamer the Swift (code 84532), and now very collectable, this Langford Press art publication has wide appeal for nature lovers young and old. Gowk the Cuckoo ha...
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