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Saving Asia's Threatened Birds: A Guide for Government and Civil Society

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:30

256 pages, £19, Available to buy. This book documents the major forest, grassland and wetland regions of Asia and the globally threatened bird species which they support.

Asia

Threatened Birds of the World

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:00

852 pages, £52.99, Available to buy. This book covers all 1200 species now threatened with global extinction. The threats to each species are described, with an evaluation of conservation measures so far and targets for the future.

Worldwide

A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife: The Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:00

544 pages, £40.00, Available to buy. This book is the first complete guide to the natural history and wildlife of this vast region, covering all the sub Antarctic islands, the Southern Ocean and the Antarctic Continent.

Worldwide

Threatened Birds of Asia (2 volume set): The BirdLife International Red Data Book

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:00

3038 pages, £55, Available to buy. Provides incredibly detailed information on the 665 most threatened bird species found in Asia.

Asia

The Atlas of Birds: Mapping Avian Diversity, Behaviour and Habitats Worldwide

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

144 pages, £16.99, Available to buy. Authoritative and concise, this beautifully illustrated atlas captures the dazzling diversity of bird life around the world.

Worldwide

The Jewel Hunter

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

424 pages, £17.99, Available to buy. Insightful, compelling and laugh-out-loud funny, this is more than a book about birds. It's a true story detailing the lengths to which a man will go to escape his mid-life crisis. A travelogue with a difference.

Worldwide

Bird Watch: A Survey of Planet Earth’s Ecosystems

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

256 pages, £36.50, Available to buy. Bird Watch is an illustrated tour of endangered birds and their habitats.

Worldwide

Birds and People: Bonds in a Timeless Journey

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

360 pages, £9.99, Available to buy. Birds and People: Bonds in a Timeless Journey unfolds the history of our relationship with the most colourful and familiar of the groups of organisms we share our planet with.

Worldwide

Areas Importantes Para La Conservacion de Las Aves En Los Andes Tropicales

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

769 pages, £30, Available to buy. More than 600 researchers contributed to the book, which took eight years to compile. 455 sites are identified, covering 17% of the land area of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuala.

Americas

Raptor watch

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

419 pages, £15, Available to buy. At least 63 percent of the world's raptors migrate. Raptor Watch, compiled from contributions by over 800 observers worldwide, is a guide to 388 hotspots where these birds can be seen in their thousands.

Worldwide

Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

860 pages, Out of print. At the heart of this book are descriptions of all 218 EBAs, including key habitats, major threats and conservation initiatives and a detailed map.

Worldwide

Seabirds on Islands: Threats, Case Studies and Action Plans

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

318 pages, Out of print. A series of 16 case studies from around the world, including Indonesia, Greenland, Indian Ocean islands, the Galapagos and the West Indies.

Worldwide

Birds in Europe: Population Estimates, Trends and Conservation Status

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

374 pages, Out of print. Birds in Europe: Population Estimates, Trends and Conservation Status covers the European continent from Greenland in the west to the Urals in the east, and from Svalbard in the north to the Canary Islands in the south

Europe and Central Asia

Key Areas for Threatened Birds in the Neotropics

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

312 pages, £10, Available to buy. Taking a country-by-country, site-based approach, this book documents the 596 most important areas for the conservation of these threatened birds.

Americas

European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

160 pages, Out of print. The publication of European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends means that, for the first time, all pan-European data on bird populations and their distribution are available in one book.

Europe and Central Asia

Birds to Watch 2: The BirdLife International World Checklist of Birds

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

407 pages, Out of print. New edition of Birds to Watch with c.1,200 species identified as globally threatened using the latest IUCN criteria.

Worldwide

Habitats for birds in Europe

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

464 pages, Out of print. This book brings together more than 190 bird and habitat conservation experts from all over Europe, to examine the threats to Europe's eight major habitat types, and propose policies and actions to protect and restore them.

Europe and Central Asia

Birds in Europe: Their Conservation Status

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

600 pages, Out of print. This milestone publication presents the first thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds.

Europe and Central Asia