Off the Shelf

A book to save a species

December 3, 2013
Barn Owl image copyright Chris Packham

‘Barn Owl Conservation Handbook’ is the most complete and concise catalogue of techniques and practices used to protect the Barn Owl, both in captivity and in the wild.

Listed in Off the Shelf

Fighting for Birds – 25 years in nature conservation

October 30, 2012

I started at the beginning and I read to the end without stopping and that, for me at least, is a rarity. But then Mark Avery is a rarity too as he has few, if any, equals in contemporary British conservation.

Listed in Off the Shelf

Birds Through Irish Eyes

October 29, 2012

A new way of seeing, regarding, understanding and enjoying birds. I guarantee that you will learn masses from this book, lots of remarkable gems that will increase your appreciation of bird life. Top blokes, top birds, top book!

Listed in Off the Shelf

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

May 23, 2012
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating - Elizabeth Tove Bailey

Once in a while a read comes along which transcends all expectations and Elisabeth Tova Bailey’s ‘The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating’ was just such a book for me.

Listed in Off the Shelf