Birds of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
More than 250 species of birds are recorded in Cornwall every year. This books includes them all, with 162 spectacular colour photographs of all the common ones, most of the uncommon ones, and some of the rarer birds. It includes ‘at a glance’ details of seasons, habitats, status, and places in which to see them.
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David Chapman is a trustee of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and is passionate about the protection of our wild places. He is a professional photographer and writer; his work is featured regularly in magazines, and his photographs are stocked by a number of photographic libraries. David has twice won double awards from the Outdoor Writers & Photographers Guild for Photography and Excellence in Writing, and his photographs win competitions at both local and national levels. He is the author of Wild about Cornwall, Penwith Moods, Exploring the Cornish Coast, Wildflowers of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, St Ives and St Ives Bay, Inspirational Islands: The Isles of Scilly, A Cornish Year, Walking in Penwith, Photographing Cornwall and Walking on the Lizard, and photographer for Iconic Cornwall.
Birds of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is published in our Pocket Cornwall series.
- About this Book
- The Species
- Some Top Spots for Birding
- Index of Birds Recorded Annually
- Organizations and Groups
162 colour photographs
150 x 153 mm
‘packed with fantastic images and clear information … compact enough to carry around on a day out …
‘David has an ultra-keen eye and a real passion for his subject.’ (Western Morning News, 26.04.08)
‘If you are not sure of the differences between a herring gull and a black-backed gull, a bullfinch or a goldfinch … then [this book] is for you.’ (The Cornishman, 01.05.08)
‘informative and … crammed with brilliant photographs. … convenient for a large pocket, … with just the right amount of information …
‘… Each bird is shown in clear and detailed shots and with enough information to add something to your knowledge.’ (Vitality Matters, June 2008)
‘There is a surprising amount of information packed into this pocket-size book, along with many high quality photographs. …
‘This is an excellent and handy publication.’ (Cornish World, 59, August/September 2008)
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