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Purchase books written wholly or in part by members past and present of Devon Birds.

Devon Bird Atlas

Devon Bird Atlas

This second published Atlas of breeding – and for the first time, wintering – birds in Devon will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in the county's birds. It covers six years of fieldwork from winter 2007 to summer 2013 and contains maps for some 220 species. Due late January 2016.

Initial offer price – £46.99, or £40 if collected at a Devon Birds event.

Special offer – add a copy of The Birds of Devon by MW Tyler and get both for £57.99, or £50 if collected at a Devon Birds event.

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Birds of Plymouth - Additions and Updates 1995-2015

Birds of Plymouth - Additions and Updates 1995-2015

The long awaited update to "The Birds of Plymouth"

We have now, under Vic Tucker's guidance, produced "Additions, Revisions and Updates 1995-2015" for his original Birds of Plymouth 1950-1994.

This 94 page book covers many additions and shows the changes that have come about over this period with new birds appearing regularly and others far less frequent. It brings you up to date including the Lesser Grey Shrike in September 2016.

If you have the original you will want to add this to update your knowledge of the birds of the Plymouth area. £10 including postage or it can be collected from Plymouth or at a Plymouth Devon Birds event for £8 payable online.

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If you do not have a copy of Vic Tucker's original book the two can be purchased together for £13, or £10 if collected from the author or a Plymouth Devon birds event.  Select your chosen option from the drop-down box.

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The Exeter Peregrines

The Exeter Peregrines

This 24 page A5 booklet (7,500 words and 17 colour photographs) reveals the story of the Exeter peregrines, from first occupation in 1988, and through twenty years of breeding from 1997 to date.

Price: £6.00 each, including p&p see details for where to order

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The Life of Buzzards

The Life of Buzzards

This is a much-needed and authoritative account of Common Buzzards gained from extensive studies by the author over 60 years and also from enthusiasts in this country and across northern Europe.

The author Dr Peter Dare has been a member since 1951 and carried out his earlier Buzzard studies at Postbridge on Dartmoor.

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The Birds of Devon by MW Tyler

The Birds of Devon by MW Tyler

The Birds of Devon published by Devon Birds in 2010, covers all 423 bird species recorded in Devon at the time of going to press. The author, Michael Tyler, has been a member of Devon Birds since 1993 and was Chairman 2009–2012.

Special offers – £22 for members, or add a copy of the Devon Bird Atlas and get both for £57.99, or £50 if collected at a Devon Birds event.

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The Birds of Dartmoor by R Smaldon

The Birds of Dartmoor by R Smaldon

This is the first book to provide a detailed history of the occurence of species in this area.

Roger Smaldon has been a member of Devon Birds since 1970.

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The Birds of Exmoor and the Quantocks by DK Ballance, BD Gibbs & R Butcher 2016  - second edition

The Birds of Exmoor and the Quantocks by DK Ballance, BD Gibbs & R Butcher 2016 - second edition

A comprehensive report of the birds of this exciting area straddling the Devon-Somerset border.

David Ballance has been a member of Devon Birds since 1999.

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Where to Watch Birds in Devon & Cornwall by DM Norman and VR Tucker

Where to Watch Birds in Devon & Cornwall by DM Norman and VR Tucker

The best birdwatching sites in Devon and Cornwall are covered in this guide. Each site is considered in terms of ‘Habitat’, ‘Timing’, ‘Access’ and ‘Calendar’, allowing birdwatchers to get the best out of their excursions. Included are detailed maps of the regions.

David Norman joined Devon Birds in 1965 and Vic Tucker in 1962.

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A History of Devonshire Ornithology by DG Jenks

A History of Devonshire Ornithology by DG Jenks

A Review of the Literature, Events and Personalities of Devonshire Ornithology, from Prehistoric Times to the end of the Twentieth Century.

Dave Jenks has been a member of Devon Birds since 1964.

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The Ornithological Journal of Walter Walmesley White

The Ornithological Journal of Walter Walmesley White

An intimate personal record of the birds around Budleigh Salterton, Woodbury Common and the Exe Estuary from the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.

Walter Walmesley White was a founder member of Devon Birds in 1928.

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