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British Birds: A photographic guide to every common species Book (Collins Complete Guide)

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A complete photo guide to all the birds of Britain from the best nature publisher in the UK

Collins Complete Guide to British Birds makes bird identification easier than ever before. It is the most complete photographic guide to British birds ever published and the only one to be designed to give everything that you need on each spread in a simple-to-use format. Every text entry covers identification of adults and juveniles, songs and calls, and where they are most likely to be found.

Illustrated with specially commissioned photography and maps to show where in Britain the birds are found and at what time of year, this accessible guide also features cross-references to similar-looking species, containing everything a birdwatcher needs to know in one, easy-to-use, portable volume. It is the perfect photographic field guide for the birdwatching beginner.

 

Author: Paul Sterry

Biography

Paul Sterry is a biologist, author and photographer whose interest in natural history spans more than 50 years. He has travelled widely, pursuing his interest in the natural world, gathering photographic material for his books, and taking stock images for his photo library, Nature Photographers Ltd (http://www.naturephotographers.co.uk). Recently, Paul’s interests have centred on British wildlife and its conservation. He has written more than 50 books on British wildlife, including numerous field guides. Almost all the titles are largely illustrated by images from the archive of Nature Photographers Ltd. Among Paul’s most proud achievements are books in the critically acclaimed ‘Collins Complete’ series of field guides; recent titles on Coastal Wildlife, and Mushrooms and Toadstools, have set new standards in terms of image quality and the role that photography has to play in the identification of plants and animals.

 

Product Details

ISBN: 9780007236862
ISBN 10: 0007236867
Imprint: Collins
On Sale: April 7, 2008

Trimsize: 135x210mm
Pages: 288 pages
RRP £31.95
BISAC1: NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching
BISAC2: PHOTOGRAPHY / Reference

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Delivery Information

Free UK Delivery Over £50

Fast Shipping

60 Day Returns

Domestic Shipping Policy

United Kingdom (excluding Guernsey, Isle Of Man and Jersey)

All orders over £50 include free delivery in the UK with a standard tracked service (2 to 4 days). Almost all orders we send out can be upgraded to a next day courier service with an additional charge ranging from £1 - £4 depending on your order.


The UK shipping charges for orders under £50 range between £2.99 and £7.5 depending on the selected products.


All orders sent out are fully traceable. We require a signature for all orders unless order is low value or requested to be left in a safe place. If you choose DPD as the shipping option you will receive a one hour delivery window. You will be notified of this one hour delivery window by email and text.

Guernsey, Isle Of Man and Jersey

Our delivery charge is £6 for 2-3 day delivery and £8.5 for next day delivery.

All orders sent out are fully trackable. We require a signature for all orders unless order is low value or requested to be left in a safe place.

 

Dispatch Time

We guarantee all orders be dispatched the same day (Monday To Friday, excluding weekends and bank holidays)

 

Couriers

We use different couriers to send orders out depending on their size and value. We use both DPD and Royal Mail. You will be shown available shipping options for your order when you place an order

 

Packing Your Order

We take the utmost care with each order to ensure it is carefully packed and protected against damage. Your order will be dispatched in a suitable box containing protective padding to protect it from damage during transit.

 

International Shipping Policy

All International orders are sent out with a fully tracked and signed service. Shipping is £10 to countries inside the European Union for non bulky items and takes 3-4 days. All delivery options and shipping costs to other countries will be shown when you checkout.

please email us for a quotation on larger items. Shipping fees vary widely depending on weight, size, and destination.

 

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Our Return & Refund Policy provides detailed information about options and procedures for returning your order.

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If, for any reason you feel unhappy and unsatisfied with your purchase, or simply no longer want the requested goods, we offer you a 60-day money back guarantee.

The guarantee is only applicable under two conditions though:

  • The items in question must be in a new and unused condition
  • The items must be complete with all packaging as it was during delivery and the packaging must be undamaged. Please securely package the product you wish to return within an outer box. Do not write or place shipping labels or stickers on the manufacturer’s packaging.

 

In case you want to return the purchased goods for a refund, you must adhere to the preset refund protocols.

 

First, you must inform us about your intentions through writing via sales@stealthbirding.com or via post. Second, we must receive and accept your request for refund before you return the goods. After the request has been received, accepted and authorized, you must deliver the goods no longer than 60 working after the original purchase date. The cost of the items in question will be refunded upon confirmation that it meets requirements stipulated in our returns policy.

 

In case you want to exchange your purchase order with another product, you must write to us through the address provided below or through email to sales@stealthbirding.com. Before returning the goods for exchange, we must receive and approve your exchange request.

 

Our prices often cover postage on the original order. Nonetheless, the company reserves the right to charge (at cost) for sending the exchanged item to the client.

 

During transit of the returned goods, the customer assumes full responsibility until received by us. The customer is expected to exercise diligence and reasonable care when returning the goods to avoid the risk of damage. It is highly recommended that you use a signed for tracked delivery service when returning the goods. We also advice you obtain proof of postage. It is also recommended that a customer uses a service with full insurance cover for the value of goods in transit to avoid losses in the event of accidents or other unforeseen events.

 

Upon receiving and accepting the returned goods, we promise to refund the cost of the items in question to the original purchasing account or card within three business days. Importantly, our refund procedure is fast when compared with the legal period of 30 days.

I have a faulty product, what do I do?

If you believe you have a fault, first, turn to the troubleshooting section of the manual to find out whether you can find a solution. Through our experience, we have discovered that the majority of problems can be solved just by referring to this section. If you fail to find a workable solution, contact us so we can discuss the problem and make arrangements for return.

 

Whenever a fault occurs within the first 60 days of purchase, you will have a choice of either a refund or a replacement.

 

In cases the fault occurs within the stipulated warranty period but after the first 60 days, you have the option of requesting for the faulty product to be repaired. In this situation, we will send the item away for repair. In the situation when the repair is unsuccessful, you will receive a replacement.

 

NOTE: In all cases, we reserve the right to inspect the products and confirm the fault. In cases where no fault is discovered, the product will be returned to you.

Return address

Stealth Birding

176 Hungate Street

Aylsham

Norfolk

NR11 6JZ

Returns Policy

60 day returns

Fast delivery

Returns, Cancellation and Substitutions

If, for any reason you feel unhappy and unsatisfied with your purchase, or simply no longer want the requested goods, we offer you a 60-day money back guarantee.

The guarantee is only applicable under two conditions though:

  • The items in question must be in a new and unused condition
  • The items must be complete with all packaging as it was during delivery and the packaging must be undamaged. Please securely package the product you wish to return within an outer box. Do not write or place shipping labels or stickers on the manufacturer’s packaging.

 

In case you want to return the purchased goods for a refund, you must adhere to the preset refund protocols.

 

First, you must inform us about your intentions through writing via sales@stealthbirding.com or via post. Second, we must receive and accept your request for refund before you return the goods. After the request has been received, accepted and authorized, you must deliver the goods no longer than 60 working after the original purchase date. The cost of the items in question will be refunded upon confirmation that it meets requirements stipulated in our returns policy.

 

In case you want to exchange your purchase order with another product, you must write to us through the address provided below or through email to sales@stealthbirding.com. Before returning the goods for exchange, we must receive and approve your exchange request.

 

Our prices often cover postage on the original order. Nonetheless, the company reserves the right to charge (at cost) for sending the exchanged item to the client.

 

During transit of the returned goods, the customer assumes full responsibility until received by us. The customer is expected to exercise diligence and reasonable care when returning the goods to avoid the risk of damage. It is highly recommended that you use a signed for tracked delivery service when returning the goods. We also advice you obtain proof of postage. It is also recommended that a customer uses a service with full insurance cover for the value of goods in transit to avoid losses in the event of accidents or other unforeseen events.

 

Upon receiving and accepting the returned goods, we promise to refund the cost of the items in question to the original purchasing account or card within three business days. Importantly, our refund procedure is fast when compared with the legal period of 30 days.

I have a faulty product, what do I do?

If you believe you have a fault, first, turn to the troubleshooting section of the manual to find out whether you can find a solution. Through our experience, we have discovered that the majority of problems can be solved just by referring to this section. If you fail to find a workable solution, contact us so we can discuss the problem and make arrangements for return.

 

Whenever a fault occurs within the first 60 days of purchase, you will have a choice of either a refund or a replacement.

 

In cases the fault occurs within the stipulated warranty period but after the first 60 days, you have the option of requesting for the faulty product to be repaired. In this situation, we will send the item away for repair. In the situation when the repair is unsuccessful, you will receive a replacement.

 

NOTE: In all cases, we reserve the right to inspect the products and confirm the fault. In cases where no fault is discovered, the product will be returned to you.

Return address

Stealth Birding

176 Hungate Street

Aylsham

Norfolk

NR11 6JZ

Customer Reviews

Based on 42 reviews
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(39)
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Rob Johnson
Quality freebie

This book came free with my purchase of the excellent Kite Ardea tripod. The tripod was competitively priced and the book was a real bonus which l have found a valuable asset in identifying birds from the mostly helpful photographs.

M
Mrs. June Rook
Love this

This little book is perfect, very informative with some beautiful photos in. A must for bird lovers of all ages.

L
Leslie Christiansen
Excellent

Excellent publication. Photographs superb. Information well presented.

B
Brian Maddison
Good read

I have the book on holiday with me. It's a good read, even before I have started using it in earnest,I like it.

P
Phil Salt
Free Bird Book

Loved this book particularly as it came free with a pair of binoculars.

Customer Reviews

Based on 42 reviews
93%
(39)
7%
(3)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
R
Rob Johnson
Quality freebie

This book came free with my purchase of the excellent Kite Ardea tripod. The tripod was competitively priced and the book was a real bonus which l have found a valuable asset in identifying birds from the mostly helpful photographs.

M
Mrs. June Rook
Love this

This little book is perfect, very informative with some beautiful photos in. A must for bird lovers of all ages.

L
Leslie Christiansen
Excellent

Excellent publication. Photographs superb. Information well presented.

B
Brian Maddison
Good read

I have the book on holiday with me. It's a good read, even before I have started using it in earnest,I like it.

P
Phil Salt
Free Bird Book

Loved this book particularly as it came free with a pair of binoculars.