Birds of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

David Chap­man

Birds of Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly coverMore 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 pas­sion­ate about the pro­tec­tion of our wild places, and is a former trustee of the Corn­wall Wild­life Trust. 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 Pen­withPho­to­graph­ing 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.

  • Intro­duc­tion
  • About this Book
  • The Spe­cies
  • Some Top Spots for Birding
  • Index of Birds Recor­ded Annually
  • Organ­iz­a­tions and Groups

ISBN: 9780906720554
1st edi­tion
96 pages
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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