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The Eurasian Beaver Handbook: Ecology and Management of Castor fiber

by Róisín Campbell-Palmer

This book presents a detailed overview of the ecology and behaviour of the Eurasian beaver. It shows how to recognise the presence and activities of beavers. It provides tried and tested methods for mitigating...


Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks: The How and Why of Bird Names

by Ray Reedman

Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks uncovers the stories behind the incredible diversity of bird names, explains what many scientific names actually mean and takes a look at the history of the system by which we...


The Mammals of Texas

by David J. Schmidly & Robert D. Bradley

From reviews of previous editions:"This is the standard reference about Texas mammals." -Wildlife Activist"A must for anyone seriously interested in the wildlife of Texas." -Texas Outdoor Writers Association...


Unlikely Friendships: Dogs: 37 Stories of Canine Compassion and Courage

by Jennifer S. Holland

Twenty-nine new stories of canine companionship and courage, plus eight classic dog stories from the New York Times bestselling Unlikely Friendships series. From the pit bull who plays with a tortoise to the...


Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland

by Richard Lewington

Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. It includes more than 600 superb illustrations of all the life stages of each species,...


Pocket Photo Guide to the Mammals of Sri Lanka

by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

A compact, easy-to-use mammal identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to Sri Lanka. More than 40 species are described here in detail, from the Grey Slender Loris to the Giant Squirrel and the...


Natural Gardening for Birds: Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat in Your Backyard

by Julie Zickefoose

A Practical Illustrated Bird-Oriented Gardening Book with Great Reference Charts

Bird-watchers everywhere dream of a landscape dotted with fruiting shrubs, nests tucked into twining vines, and birds flocking...


Old Dogs New Tricks: More Tales from Two Kiwi Country Vets

by Peter Anderson & Peter Jerram

More cock and bull stories from New Zealand's favourite country VetsPeter Anderson (aka the Flying Vet) and Peter Jerram (aka the Sailing Vet) are back with more lough-out-loud and entertaining yarns about the...


Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig

by Olivier Rieppel

Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig traces the development of phylogenetic systematics against the foil of idealistic morphology through 100 years of German biology. It starts with the iconic Ernst Haeckel-the...


Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds: A Food Chain Approach

by Joanna Burger & Michael Gochfeld

This book is a result of the authors' more than 40 years of study on the behavior, populations, and heavy metals in the colonial waterbirds nesting in Barnegat Bay and the nearby estuaries and bays in the Northeastern...


Pocket Guide Butterflies of East Africa

by Dino J. Martins & Steve Collins

Butterflies are among the most familiar and popular of all the insects, and butterfly watching makes an absorbing hobby. This handy, compact guide serves as an introduction to East Africa's amazing butterfly...


A Vegan Ethic: Embracing a Life of Compassion Toward All

by Mark Hawthorne

Veganism is a journey, and A Vegan Ethic explores veganism as an infinite model of social justice.


Highlands – Scotland’s Wild Heart

by Stephen Moss & Laurie Campbell

In the very north of Britain, far from the bustling cities and picturesque countryside to the south, lies Western Europe's greatest wilderness: the Scottish Highlands.

This is a land shaped by the flow of ancient...


RSPB Spotlight: Badgers

by James Lowen

Badgers are elusive wanderers of the night and few mammals are as mysterious. Their nocturnal lifestyle meansnot many of us have ever glimpsed their monochrome form as they sniff and bustle their way through...


RSPB Spotlight: Eagles

by Mike Unwin

Eagles are among the most impressive hunters of the animal world. Their predatory prowess and flying skills have imbued them with a romance and mystique that runs deep in our culture and has elevated them to...


Moths of the Limberlost - A Book About Limberlost Cabin

by Gene Stratton-Porter

This book contains a fascinating account of some of the authors experiences as a naturalist living near The Limberlost, a swamp in north-eastern Michigan, North America. With masterful descriptions of moths...


What a Fish Knows

by Jonathan Balcombe

A New York Times Bestseller

Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above the surface of the water? In What a Fish Knows, the...


The Malayan Papilionidæ or Swallow-tailed Butterflies, as Illustrative of the Theory of Natural Selection

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1870 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Malayan Papilionidæ or Swallow-tailed Butterflies, as Illustrative...


On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1858 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties' is a landmark...


On the Habits of the Butterflies of the Amazon Valley

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1853 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'On the Habits of the Butterflies of the Amazon Valley' is a...