Bookshop

Welcome to our new online book shop! Thanks to legacies and donations from our membership we have received a fantastic selection of birding and natural history books with the added bonus that all proceeds go straight to the Society, helping to fund our continuing conservation efforts throughout the county.

Please click on the link below (opens in a new tab) to signify your interest in a particular title, and request postage or to arrange pickup. We will then reserve the book for 24 hours on a first come first serve basis and you will be contacted shortly by a member of the team with the final price to be payable via Paypal (you don’t need a specific paypal account to use this – normal debit and credit cards can be used). Please don’t hesitate to inquire about multiple purchases, combined postage and more detailed information on a particular book.

Link to Bookshop enquiry and payment page

We are always very grateful for donations of Birding and Natural History books that are in good resalable condition to help raise funds for CBWPS. Please contact us on the link above if you have any unwanted books to arrange for drop off or collection. 

 

Please ​​note – there are currently issues with viewing details such as pricing in the table below on mobile devices – viewing on a normal computer screen is unaffected.

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Image Title and Author Condition/details Price Postage

£10 + P&P

Poyser Flight Identification of European Raptors by R.F Porter et al. 1976 2nd edition Very Good £10 £3

£5 + P&P

A Complete Checklist Of The Birds Of The World by Richard Howard and Alick Moore  Good Condition £5 £3

£10 plus P&P

Birds New To Britain 1980-2004 Adrian Pitches and Tim Cleeves. Poyser Very Good Condition £10 £3

£5 + P&P

Birds Of North America by CS Robbins et al 1966  Good with signs of use £5 £3

SOLD

A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Central America by L Irby Davis  Good £5 £3

£4 + P&P

A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia. Ben King et al 1991 Very Good £4 £3

SOLD

Helm Field Guide Birds of Bhutan Fair/well used £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa 1986 W Serle et al Very Good £5 £3

£4 + P&P

A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa by J.G Williams et al 1984  Good £4 £3

£5 + P&P

Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa by C & T Stuart 2007 Good £5 £3

£5 + P&P

BBC Frozen Planet by A.Fothergill Very Good £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

Eric Hosking An Eye for a Bird 1972 Good – dustcover slightly torn £5 £3

SOLD

Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe. An Identification Guide. R Brown, J Ferguson, M Lawrence, D Lees. 1987 Very Good £15 £3

£15 + P&P

 

 

 

Birds of New Guinea by A Rutger & J Gould 1970

 

 

 

 Good , Dustcover slightly torn £15 £3

SOLD

Helm Identification guide to Wildfowl. Steve Madge and Hilary Burn Very Good £10 £3

£20 Plus P&P

Poyser Scarce Migrant Birds in Britain and Ireland J.T.R Sharrock 1974 Very Good  £20 £3

£15 + P&P

Poyser Scarce Migrant Birds in Britain and Ireland J.T.R Sharrock 1974 Good – some creases to spine  £15 £3

£5 plus P&P

The Migrations of Birds by J Dorst 1962 Fair – some damage to spine, lightly foxed inside  £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

The Birds Of Sussex by Michael Shrubb 1979  £5 £3

SOLD

Poyser The Migration Atlas Very Good £40 £10

£5 + P&P

 The Birds of Somerset by E.M Palmer and D.K Ballance 1968  Fair condition with slightly stained dustcover  £5  £3

£5 plus P&P

 A Field Guide to The Birds of East and Central Africa by J.G Williams. 1977  Good  £5  £3

£15 plus P&P

 Skokholm An Island Remembered – J Lawman 1992  Good – (faded spine)  £15  £3

£150 + P&P

Handbook of the Birds Of Europe,the Middle East and North Africa. 9 Volumes by Cramp & Perrins Overall condition very good with some shelf wear and faded spines. Please note vols 2-8 are Oxford University Press with volume 1 RSPB £150 £15

SOLD

 New Naturalist British Birds of Prey by Leslie Brown. 1978  Very Good, Faded spine to dustcover £10   £3

£10 + P&P

Poyser Birds in Ireland by Clive D. Hutchinson Very Good £10 £3

£50 plus P+P

 The Birds of South America Volume 1 and 2 by Robert S Ridgely and Guy Tudor Very Good – Volume 2 is ex libray  £50 £10

£10 plus P&P

Poyser – Bird Observatories in Britain and Ireland by R Durman 1976.  Very Good  £10  £3

£10 plus P&P

Poyser A Dictionary of Birds by Bruce Campbell and Elizabeth Lack     Very Good  £10   £5

SOLD

Birds Of Hampshire by Hampshire Ornithological Society  Very Good £7  £3

£10 plus P&P

 The Birds of China by Rodolphe De Schauensee 1992  Good  £10 £3 

Sold

Bird Migration by Chris Mead  Very Good £5  £3

£5 plus P&P

Atlas of European Birds by KH Voous 1960. Good £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

 A Guide To The Birds Of Ceylon by G.M Henry. 1st edition  poor  £5  £3

£7 plus P&P

 Poyser – The Status of Seabirds in Britain and Ireland      Very Good £7  £3

£5 plus P&P

Poyser – England’s National Nature Reserves – Peter Marren  Very Good  £5  £3

£4 plus P+P

Seabirds their biology and ecology Bryan Nelson Very Good  £4  £3

£120 plus P&P

 British Birds Their Nests and Eggs. 6 Volume Set by Brumby & Clarke.  Condition is fair. Inside very good with minimal foxing but spines are poor. Please ask for more detailed information.  £120 £10

SOLD 

New Naturalist British Tits by Christopher Perrins 1979.   Very Good, some foxing inside  £10  £3

£10 plus P&P

 Wayside and Woodland Series. The Moths Of The British Isles series one by Richard South 1939  Good – faded spine  £10  £3

£10 plus P&P

 Wayside and Woodland Series. The Butterflies of The British Isles by Richard South 1941  Good – faded spine  £10  £3

£4 plus P+P

Photographic Guide to The Birds of Britain & Europe by Hakan Delin & Lars Svensson   Very Good  £4 £3

£5 + P&P

A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent by S Ali et al 1983 Good – Faded Dustcover £5 £3

SOLD

Bird Watching with yout Eyes Closed by Simon Barnes. Paperback Very Good £3 £3

SOLD

Birdwatching with your eyes closed by Simon Barnes. Hardback Very Good £4 £3

£5 plus P&P

Great Birds of Britain & Europe 200 Star Species – Jonathan Elphick & David Tipling Very Good – slight fading to spine £5 £3

£7 plus P&P

Grebes Of The World – Malcolm Ogilvie & Chris Rose Excellent – As New £7 £3

£5 plus P&P

Poyser ‘The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland’ 3rd impression 1980 – J.T.R Sharrock Very Good – some discoloring to spine £5 £5

£10 plus P&P

Flight Identification of European Raptors (3rd edition)R.F Porter et al Very Good- top of dustcover creased £10 £3

£10 plus P&P

 A Field Guide to Western Birds 1941 – Roger Tory Peterson  Good- some marks to dustcover  £10 £3 

£10 plus P&P

A Field Guide To Western Birds 2nd edition 1961 -Roger Tory Peterson Good – no dustcover £10 £3

£3 plus P&P

The Birdwatchers Handbook- Paul R Ehrlich et al Good £3 £3

£10 plus P&P

The Shorebird Guide (Helm) – Michael O’Brien, Richard Crossley & Kevin Karslon Good £10 £3

£5 + P&P

A Sketchbook of Birds by R.A Tunnicliffe Very Good £5 £3

£10 plus P&P

Field Guide to Eastern Birds (3rd edition 1947) -Roger Tory Peterson Good with dustcover £10 £3

£25 plus P&P

A Field Guide to Birds of Russia and Adjacent Territories by VE Flint 1984 very good £25 £3

£20 plus P&P

Poyser Scarce Migrant Birds in Britain and Ireland J.T.R Sharrock. 2010 Bloomsbury Reprint  Excellent £20

(£60 new )

£3

£3.50 plus P&P

Birds Of Prey their biology & ecology – Leslie Brown Good £3.50 £3

£7 plus P&P

Guide to identification and ageing of Holarctic Waders – BTO Guide 17A J Prater et al Very Good £7 £3

£5 plus P&P

Attracting & Feeding Garden Birds by Jen Green. 2009 Very Good £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

The WIldlife of Arabia -Sir Peter Scott. 1981 Good £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

Secret Lives Of British Birds by Dominic Couzins  Excellent £5 £3

£10 plus P&P

The Hen Harrier – In the Shadow of Slemish – Don Scott Very Good £10 £3

£10 plus P&P

The Crossley ID Guide Britain and Ireland-Richard Crossley and Dominic Couzens Good £10 £3

£4 plus P+P

How to be a bad birdwatcher by Simon Barnes Very Good £4 £3

£10 plus P&P

The Romance of Birdlife by J Lea – 1921 fair £10 £3

£5 plus P&P

Frontiers Of Bird Identification – J.T.R Sharrock Good (slight tears to dustcover) £5 £3

£3.50 plus P&P

Sassol Birds of Southern Africa -Ian Sinclair et al Good (dustcover faded) £3.50 £3

£4 plus P+P

Instructions to Young Ornithologists . J.D Macdonald – 1959 1st Edition Very Good – original dustcover shows minor wear £4 £3

£10 plus P&P

Wildfowl in Great Britain by RT Peterson 1962 Good £10 £3

£5 plus P&P

Wildfowl A World Guide by Eric Soothill and Peter Whitehead. 1996 Good £5 £3

£5 plus P&P

New Naturalist British Birds Of Prey 1st edition reprint 1976 – Leslie Brown Good (dustcover badly damaged) £5 £3

£10 plus P&P

New Naturalist British Tits (1979 1st edition) -Christopher Perrins Very Good (edges slightly foxed, dustcover spine creased) £10 £3

£5 plus P&P

Wild Animals of the British Isles – Maurice Burton – 1968 Very Good £5 £3

£20 plus P&P

Handbook of the Birds of The Western Palearctic Volume 2, Hawks to Bustards -Cramp et al Very Good £20 £5

£10 plus P&P

 

 

Where to Find Birds in North East Queensland- Jo Wieneke – 1995

 

 

 

 

 Good £10 £3

£5 + P&P

 

A Field Guide to the Seabirds of Britain and the World by Gerald Tuck & Hermann Heinzal

 

 

 

 Very Good £5 £3