New Titles in the Important Bird Areas Series

NHBS is distributing two new major new titles in the Important Bird Areas series, profiling the Important Bird Areas of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Both of these key conservation titles are now in stock at NHBS. 175898

Important Bird Areas in Kazakhstan: Priority Sites for Conservation provides the results of the IBA inventory and its relations to nature conservation in Kazakhstan, and details the accounts for 121 IBAs identified in Kazakhstan which form part of the Central Asia IBA programme. A Russian edition of this book is also available for purchase.

 

 

 

 

 

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Important Bird Areas in Uzbekistan: Priority Sites for Conservation provides the results of the IBA inventory and its relations to nature conservation in Uzbekistan, and details the accounts for 48 IBAs identified in Uzbekistan which form part of the Central Asia IBA programme. A Russian edition of this book is also available for purchase.

 

 

 

 

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New Bird Conservation Books from NHBS

A Best Practice Guide for Wild Bird Monitoring Schemes is essential reading for all those involved in bird counts, conducting surveys, analysing monitoring data and managing results. This key resource outlines the general principles of good survey design and best practices for sampling, field methods, and data analysis. Contributors include the RSPB, EBCC, CSO, BirdLife International, and Statistics Netherlands.

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Another new bird monitoring title is Bird Ringing: The Concise Guide, published by the BTO. This book is an ideal training tool for ringers, explaining how and why we ring birds. It contains numerous examples of how ringing has contributed to conservation science and research, and how ringing helps us understand population changes by providing information on survival and recruitment.

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We stock a wide range of fieldwork equipment including bird weighing scales, ringing pliers, GPS units, and nest boxes and camera kits. To see our full selection, browse Wildlife Equipment

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Don’t miss the great deals on ornithology titles in our annual Backlist Bargains sale (ends 31/03/2009).

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Big Garden Birdwatch & Birdwatchingwatching

Radio 4’s Today Programme featured the new birding travelogue Birdwatchingwatching this morning. You can listen to the piece again online here.

This weekend is the 30th Big Garden Birdwatch – the world’s biggest bird survey. This annual event provides invaluable information on species abundance accross the country and is easy for anyone to take part in. All you need to do is record the species you see in your garden for one hour.

Find out more on the RSPB’s website.

To find out more about monitoring bird populations you might be interested in the BTO’s new book about the history of ringing: Bird Ringing: A Concise Guide. For more in-depth information on techniques, see Bird Monitoring Methods and Bird Census Techniques.