Collins Complete Guide to British Wildlife

A comprehensive and heavily illustrated guide to every species of British wildlife, this book is the definitive photographic reference guide for nature enthusiasts.

Author: Paul Sterry

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 0007236832

Category: Nature

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A comprehensive and heavily illustrated guide to every species of British wildlife, this book is the definitive photographic reference guide for nature enthusiasts. Collins Complete Guide to British Wildlife allows everyone to identify any of the wildlife found in Britain and Ireland. By only covering Britain and Ireland, fewer species are included than in many broader European guides, making it quicker and easier for the reader to accurately identify what they have found. The book is illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout, featuring the mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates you are most likely to see, as well as all the common plants. Over 1,500 detailed photographs help you identify the plants and animals with ease, and each section is coded with a symbol for quick reference.
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Saving British Wildlife

British Wildlife, Camilla de la Bedoyere (Miles Kelly, 2014) Climate Change (Question It!), Philip Steele (Wayland, 2017) Habitats (Moving Up With Science), Peter Riley (Franklin Watts, 2016) Natural Habitats (Question It!), ...

Author: Claire Throp

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 9781474762274

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Children who care about wild animals: roll up your sleeves, there is work to be done! Some species of animals, such as that the white-tailed eagle and the large blue butterfly, died out in Britain in the 20th century. But efforts by experts to reintroduce them from other countries have been successful. This book looks at the work being done to save British wildlife, focusing on the success stories that now see certain species thriving. We also touch on species whose numbers are starting to go down, such as hedgehogs, starlings, puffins and small tortoiseshell butterflies. Find out in our "Tips" section how you can help to look after the wildlife either in your own garden our when you are out in the countryside.
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Nick Baker s British Wildlife

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Author: Nick Baker

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472921611

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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A new edition of a title written by popular television presenter and personality Nick Baker. His energetic and lively style colours this fascinating guide to Britain's wildlife through the seasons. This richly illustrated and practical book explains what is happening in nature in each month of the year, and provides helpful advice on finding a wide variety of wildlife – often in the most unexpected places. In back gardens or city centres, on the Dorset heaths or in the Scottish Highlands, each season paints a fresh pattern on nature – there is always something new to discover for town and city dwellers or those who live by the sea or in the wilds of the countryside. If you can't identify the old nest exposed in your bare January hedge, or you want to know where to find a badger on a warm June night then Nick Baker's British Wildlife is the perfect book for finding out.
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Climate Change and British Wildlife

British Wildlife Publishing, Gillingham, Dorset. Martay, B., Brewer, M.J., Elston, D. A. et al. 2017. Impacts of climate change on national biodiversity population trends. Ecography 40: 1139–1151. doi: 10.1111/ecog.02411.

Author: Trevor Beebee

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472943170

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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“Fascinating but frightening, compelling and concerning ... this book brings together all you need to know about how the climate is impacting wildlife.” CHRIS PACKHAM There is no escaping the fact that the British climate is changing, and our wildlife is changing with it. In this remarkable account, Trevor Beebee examines the story so far for our plant, fungi and animal species. Warmer and wetter winters, combined with longer summers, have worked to the advantage of plants such as the rare Lady Orchid, and a whole range of insects. The UK is also hosting new arrivals that come in on the wing. But there is adversity, too. Alpine plants and seabirds – particularly Kittiwakes – are suffering declines as our countryside warms. Given the evidence so far, can we predict what the future holds for our British ecosystems?
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How To Draw British Wildlife

Mark Bergin. TM HOW TO DRAW BRITISH WILDLIFE Mark Bergin SI YO CAR DRAW BRITISH WILDLIFE Published in Great Britain in. Front Cover.

Author: Mark Bergin

Publisher: The Salariya Book Company

ISBN: 9781910706183

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 33

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How To Draw British Wildlife takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing British wildlife, from foxes to owls and badgers, including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition.
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British Wildlife

British Wildlife Binders & indexes British Birds the essential journal for all birdwatchers Respected for its accuracy , reliability and readability , British Birds is offering British British Birds Wildlife readers a free sample copy ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924094750928

Category: Botany

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The Changing Wildlife of Great Britain and Ireland

British Wildlife , 7 , 324-326 . Waring , P. ( 1998a ) A resume of the history , operation and products of the work of the national recording network for the rarer British macro - moths and ideas on developments for the future .

Author: David L. Hawksworth

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0415326818

Category: Science

Page: 480

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Periodic comprehensive overviews of the status of the diverse organisms that make up wildlife are essential to determining trends, threats and future prospects. Just over 25 years ago, leading authorities on different kinds of wildlife came together to prepare an assessment of their status of a wide range of organisms in Great Britain and Ireland in The Changing Flora and Fauna of Britain, also edited by Professor David L. Hawksworth CBE. Now, in The Changing Wildlife of Great Britain and Ireland, he has gathered together some of the original and also new contributors to review changes since that time and look to the future. Contributions range from viruses, diatoms, fungi, lichens, mites and nematodes; through butterflies, dragonflies, flies and slugs; to flowering plants, ferns, mammals, birds and fish. The state of knowledge in different groups is assessed, and the effectiveness of statutory and other measures taken to safeguard wildlife considered. The picture is far from bleak, ameliorating sulphur dioxide levels have benefited sensitive lichens and mosses in a dramatic way, water quality improvement has been beneficial, there have been few certain extinctions and rediscoveries of species thought to have been lost. Biodiversity Action Plans have also benefited targeted species, but habitat restoration and management for some is not always good for others. But there are worrying trends in declining populations, with an increasing number being regarded as threatened or endangered, especially in agricultural areas, and where woodland management has changed, particular threats from introduced species, and concern over the effects of climate change. Some of the smaller organisms remain poorly known, a situation unlikely to change as expertise in many is scant or being lost. This stock-check and look to the future will be a key source book to conservationists, naturalists, and professional biologists for many years to come.
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RSPB Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain

Discover over 1,000 species of animal, plant and fungi found in Britain From the humming-bird Hawk moth to the False Deathcap Fungi, spot common British animal, plant and fungi species with this guide.

Author: DORLING KINDERSLEY

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405328609

Category: Reference

Page: 600

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Discover over 1,000 species of animal, plant and fungi found in Britain From the humming-bird Hawk moth to the False Deathcap Fungi, spot common British animal, plant and fungi species with this guide. In-situ photographs and no nonsense notes will help you identify them in the field quickly and accurately. Maps show you what animals, plants and fungi to find where and species are categorised so you can plan your spotting and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or serious quest. An ideal guide for all the family.
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British Coastal Wildlife Collins Complete Guides

This is the definitive photographic reference guide for nature enthusiasts.

Author: Paul Sterry

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007448586

Category: Nature

Page: 384

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Discover over 1,200 species of animals and plants found in the coastal regions of Britain and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or serious quest. This is the definitive photographic reference guide for nature enthusiasts.
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Wildlife Gardening

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Author: Kate Bradbury

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472956071

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

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If you want to attract more bees, birds, frogs and hedgehogs into your garden, look no further than Wildlife Gardening for Everyone and Everything. Kate Bradbury offers tips on feeding your neighbourhood wildlife and explains how you can create the perfect habitats for species you'd like to welcome into your garden. With handy charts tailored to the needs of every size and style of garden, this easy-to-use book also includes practical projects such as making bee hotels or creating wildlife ponds, compost corners and wildflower meadows, as well as fact files for the UK's most common garden species. Everyone can garden with wildlife in mind, and in this practical new guide, Kate has teamed up with the Wildlife Trusts and the RHS to help you discover how you can make your garden, balcony, doorstep or patio a haven for garden wildlife.
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RSPB Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain

A Unique Photographic Guide to British Wildlife DK. How this book works This guide covers more than 900 of some of the most commonly found plant and animal species that inhabit Britain. It opens with a brief introduction, which looks at ...

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405342308

Category: Nature

Page: 600

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Discover over 1,000 species of animal, plant and fungi found in Britain From the humming-bird Hawk moth to the False Deathcap Fungi, spot common British animal, plant and fungi species with this guide. In-situ photographs and no nonsense notes will help you identify them in the field quickly and accurately. Maps show you what animals, plants and fungi to find where and species are categorised so you can plan your spotting and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or serious quest. An ideal guide for all the family.
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52 Wildlife Weekends

Concise guide to the moths of Great Britain and Ireland Martin Townsend and Paul Waring, British Wildlife Publishing 2007. Britain's day-flying moths David Newland, Robert Still and Andy Swash, WILDGuides/Princeton University Press 2013 ...

Author: James Lowen

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841624648

Category: Travel

Page: 248

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This first guide to British wildlife experiences packaged into 52 weekend-sized breaks highlights the best of British wildlife - from tiny silver-spotted skippers to gargantuan basking sharks, from seabird skyscrapers to autumn fungi. For both the experienced wildlife tourist and the novice, the suggestions criss-cross England, Scotland and Wales. With stunning colour photos the author shows when, where and how to see Britain's most exciting wildlife - complete with inspiring itineraries, engaging descriptions, detailed directions and tips on how to find, identify and enjoy British animals and plants. Each entry gives details on species of interest, the landscapes they inhabit and on how to plan the weekend. An 'at a glance' box summarizes details with a thumbnail map. Each entry suggests accommodation.
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An Environmental History of Wildlife in England 1650 1950

108 I.Simmons, An Environmental History of Great Britain: from 10,000 Years Ago to the Present (Edinburgh: Edinburgh ... 111 J. Andrews, 'Principles of restoration of gravel pits for wildlife', British Wildlife 2 (1990), 80–8.

Author: Tom Williamson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781441167439

Category: History

Page: 224

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Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2014 While few detailed surveys of fauna or flora exist in England from the period before the nineteenth century, it is possible to combine the evidence of historical sources (ranging from game books, diaries, churchwardens' accounts and even folk songs) and our wider knowledge of past land use and landscape, with contemporary analyses made by modern natural scientists, in order to model the situation at various times and places in the more remote past. This timely volume encompasses both rural and urban environments from 1650 to the mid-twentieth century, drawing on a wide variety of social, historical and ecological sources. It examines the impact of social and economic organisation on the English landscape, biodiversity, the agricultural revolution, landed estates, the coming of large-scale industry and the growth of towns and suburbs. It also develops an original perspective on the complexity and ambiguity of man/animal relationships in this post-medieval period.
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Wildlife of the World

(Jamie Craig, Curator; Hayley Rothwell, Activities Coordinator) British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey, UK The British Wildlife Centre is home to more than 40 species of native British wildlife, all housed in ...

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241526750

Category: Nature

Page: 400

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Experience the full force of nature with this stunning visual encyclopaedia celebrating the world's most wonderful wildlife. With an inspiring foreword by leading naturalist and wildlife photographer Chris Packham, this epic adventure takes you across the continents to meet all creatures big and small. You'll visit the deserts of Australia, the grasslands of Africa, the rainforests of South America, the mountains of Asia, and the coral reefs of Australia on this mind-blowing tour to meet the incredibly diverse range of life on Earth. Breathtaking photography, animal profiles, accessible maps, and facts and stats combine to create this standout reference title. Revealing a wealth of species across hundreds of spectacular pages, Wildlife of the World introduces you to animals that roam, swim, and fly in each and every part of our planet. Calling all globe-trotters, nature enthusiasts, and biology students, this is your chance to experience the animal kingdom as never before and gain an absolutely essential addition to your home library.
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RSPB Wildlife of Britain

H BLACKBERRIES natural history of the British Isles. These tangled strips of trees, edgerows have played a ... Today, hedgerows are one of Britain's most valuable wildlife habitats. More than 500 species of plant have been recorded in ...

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Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405369961

Category: Nature

Page: 512

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Take a spectacular photographic look at Britain's flora and fauna From golden eagles in the Scottish Highlands to Portuguese Man 'o' War jellyfish off the coast of Cornwall, Britain boasts an astonishing array of wildlife and habitat. Explore its extraordinary beauty, diversity and wonder from the comfort of your front room. British wildlife is revealed habit by habitat: trees, flowers and plants, fungi, insects, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, invertebrates, fish and birds are all profiled; changes through the seasons are uncovered; and key information on when and where to experience first hand such plants and animals is provided. Outstanding reference for all the family; a visual testimony to the extraordinary scope and depth of Britain's wildlife.
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Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain

Packed with in-situ photography and text written by experts, this indispensible wildlife book covers everything from trees, wild flowers, and fungi to wild animals, including mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and insects.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241526125

Category: Nature

Page: 600

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Identifying British wildlife is quick and easy with this complete practical field guide to the native animals, plants, and fungi of Britain and Ireland. The pocket-sized format means Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain is perfectly portable and ideal for slipping into your rucksack while rambling or popping into the glove compartment for trips further afield. Packed with in-situ photography and text written by experts, this indispensible wildlife book covers everything from trees, wild flowers, and fungi to wild animals, including mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and insects. The book is organized into groups that are easily understood and recognized by the complete novice. Coverage is comprehensive, with over 1,000 native species covered. Each entry includes a prominent photo of the subject for identification, supporting photos that show important details or variations, and a data panel to summarize key facts consistently. A simple text profile picks out the most useful details to aid accurate identification and provides interesting background information. Maps show you where you can expect to find a species, so you can plan your spotting and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or serious quest. From the Hummingbird Hawk-Moth to the False Deathcap fungus, Pocket Nature Wildlife of Britain is the ideal guide to British wildlife for all the family.
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The Evolution of National Wildlife Law

The qualification statutes , on the other hand , were very much alive and would continue to be so until several decades after American Independence . Stripped of its many formalities , the essential core of English wildlife law on the ...

Author: Michael J. Bean

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0275959880

Category: Law

Page: 544

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Wildlife Films

In Britain the situation had been different from the start. A rich wildlife film tradition had existed when television emerged, but did not eclipse more distinctlytelevisualforms. The first attempts to bring wildlife content to ...

Author: Derek Bouse

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812205848

Category: Nature

Page: 296

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If, as many argue, movies and television have become Western culture's premier storytelling media, so too have they become, for most members of society, the primary source of encounters with the natural world—particularly wild animals. The television fare offered nightly by national and cable networks such as PBS and the Discovery Channel provides millions of viewers with their only experience of the wilderness and its inhabitants. The very films that so many viewers take as accurate portrayals of wildlife, however, have evolved primarily as a form of entertainment, following the established codes and conventions of narrative exposition. The result has been not the representation of nature, but its wholesale reconstruction and reconfiguration according to film and television conventions, audience expectations, and the demands of competition in the media marketplace. Wildlife Films traces the genealogy of the nature film, from its origins as the "animal locomotion" studies that mark the very beginnings of motion pictures themselves, to the founding of the Animal Planet cable channel that boasts "all animals, all the time." The narrative and thematic elements that unite wildlife films as a genre have their roots not in the documentary film tradition, but in the older traditions of oral and written animal fables as reflections of human society. Derek Bousé contends that classic wildlife films often portray animal protagonists living in families modeled on an ideal of the human nuclear family and working in communities that resemble an ideal of bucolic human society. In these stories—presented as documentaries—animals are motivated by human emotions and conduct relationships according to human customs. This imposition of culturally satisfying narrative patterns upon the lives of animals has not only led to the misrepresentation of the natural world; it has promoted the notion that our values, our moral vision, our models of society and family structure derive from nature, rather than being cultural formations.
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The Wildlife Pond Book

So dramatically did the British trend for garden ponds take hold that, by the end of the twentieth century, ... Without the garden ponds created during the latter half of the twentieth century, the UK's wetland wildlife would be in a ...

Author: Jules Howard

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472958303

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Ponds are vital oases for nature. They are nursery grounds, feeding stops and bathing spots. They are genetic superhighways and vibrant ecosystems each brimming with life, interactions and potential. And they are for everyone. In The Wildlife Pond Book, Jules Howard offers a fresh perspective on ponds and encourages gardeners to reach for a garden spade and do something positive to benefit our shared neighbourhood nature. As well as offering practical tips and advice on designing, planting up and maintaining your pond, Jules encourages readers to explore the wildlife that colonises it with a torch, a microscope or a good old-fashioned pond-dipping net. With a foreword by award-winning wildlife-gardening author, Kate Bradbury, this helpful new guide includes a section outlining the hundreds of organisms that may turn up in your pond and is packed with creative ideas that have been tried and tested by author Jules Howard, an avid pond-builder, prolific pond-dipper and passionate voice for freshwater conservation for more than fifteen years. So, no matter how big your outdoor space is, The Wildlife Pond Book is the guide you need to create your very own haven for nature.
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