Natural History

Hidden Life of Trees The: What The

Paperback, 07/09/2017, €12.95
How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben puts groundbreaking scientific discoveries into a language everyone can relate to.

The Pocket Guide to the Common Birds of Ireland

Paperback, 23/03/2012, €13.00
Eric Dempsey's text covers all the important bird identification features, while the superb illustrations of over 200 bird species by Michael O'Clery highlight these features in lifelike detail.

Blooming Marvellous: A Wildflower Hunter's Year

Hardback, 18/09/2017, €16.99
Zoe Devlin has viewed her whole life through green-tinted glasses, describing herself as an 'unofficial ambassador for weeds, wasps and wagtails'. Skilfully interweaving her memories with her expertise, each chapter celebrates a particular month, capturing the beauty and joy it has to offer: birds, butterflies, mammals and even tasty recipes.

The Birds of Ireland: A Field Guide

Paperback, 31/08/2013, €14.99
The first photographic identification guide to the birds of Ireland in an easy, quick reference format. The key identification features of each bird are shown, with concise descriptions and pointers to indicate important features. This field guide is endorsed by BirdWatch Ireland, Ireland's leading bird conservation organisation.

Whittled Away: Ireland's Vanishing Nature

Paperback, 27/03/2017, €19.99
Padraic Fogarty authoritatively charts how the failure to manage our natural resources has impoverished our country. But he also reveals the possibilities for the future, describing how we can fill our seas with fish, farm in tune with nature, and create forests that benefit both people and wildlife.

The Complete Field Guide to Ireland's Birds

Paperback, 17/09/2010, €19.99
The Complete Field Guide to Ireland's Birds is the essential guide for anyone interested in Ireland's birdlife.


Paperback, 01/03/2004, €8.50
A fascinating introduction to the different habitats and creatures to be found along the coastline. With over 240 colour photographs, this is the ideal guide to take on seashore rambles.


Paperback, 01/03/2004, €7.80
The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.

Collins Tree Guide

Paperback, 03/04/2006, €24.70
The definitive, fully-illustrated guide to the trees of Britain and non-Mediterranean Europe.