Category: Reviews

Birds of Lebanon, a Photographic Guide to 404 Species

By Ghassan Ramadan-Jaradi and Fouad Itani ISBN 9 789953 051062 In English Association for Bird Conservation in Lebanon Published in Lebanon  Available in bookshops in Lebanon and from: www.BuyLebanese.com/browse.asp?pr=1055 Price $34 plus postage (eg....

Birds of Cyprus

First, a declaration of interest. I know both the authors and over the years have met or corresponded with the artists. I’ve been to Cyprus many times, my first visit being in 1966 when...

Birds of Iran – An annotated checklist of the species and subspecies

This review was first published on Dutch Birding website and is reproduced here with the consent of the web-editors of DB and the author. Dutch Birding website: https://www.dutchbirding.nl/..checklist_of_the_species_and_subspecies Iran is one of the largest countries...

The Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds

The Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds Passerines (2 Volumes). Hadoram Shirihai and Lars Svensson Volume 1: Larks to Warblers; 648pp Volume 2: Flycatchers to Buntings; 623pp Total weight: 5.2 kg (11.5 lbs) Price: £150.00, but there are discounted...

Key Biodiversity Areas of Iraq

Key Biodiversity Areas of Iraq Nature Iraq Tablet House Publishing, 2017 Hardback, 297pp; colour photos, illustrations and maps ISBN 978-0-9886514-6-3; £49.99 A review by Mike Evans Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) is a conservation term that...

A Guide to 200 Common Birds of Lebanon, by Richard Prior

A Guide to 200 Common Birds of Lebanon, by Richard Prior. ISBN 978-9953-0-3964-0   In English and Arabic Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL)/A Rocha Lebanon Arabic Translation by Assad Serhal and...

Oiseaux de Libye/Birds of Libya

Paul Isenmann, Jens Hering, Stefan Brehme, Mohamed Essghaier, Khaled Etayeb, Essam Bourass and Hicham Azafzaf. 2016. Oiseaux de Libye/Birds of Libya. SEO France. National Museum of Natural History, 55 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France. Available...

Undiscovered owls

Undiscovered owls Magnus Robb & The Sound Approach Published by The Sound Approach, 12 Market Street, Poole, Dorset BH15 1NF, UK. Pp 308. 4 Audio CDs. 2015. Available from publisher £39.95 (including P&P: http://soundapproach.co.uk/product/undiscovered-owls/) ISBN:...

The New Birds of Kazakhstan

The New Birds of Kazakhstan by Arend Wassink. Published by Arend Wassink, Postweg 64, 1795 De Cocksdorp, Texel, The Netherlands. Pp382. 2015. Sample priceseg WildSounds £42.99 (Post free UK mainland: www.wildsounds.com), direct from publisher €49.50 (Including P&P: www.birdsofkazakhstan.com)....