After the quiet of late summer, September and October marks a turning point in the birdwatching year. Garden birds come out of hiding, sea birds and wetland birds are on the move, and soon the first winter migrants will be returning. We've chosen 4 FSC fold-out guides featuring over 100 birds for you to spot this autumn and winter.
By September and October many of the earlier plants have finished. But there's still plenty to see. Plus after the first heavy rains, the woodland floor comes alive with the colourful fruiting bodies of fungi. We've chosen 4 FSC plant guides featuring over 100 flowers, ferns and fungi for you to spot this autumn.
The nights may be drawing in, but there are still plenty of insects to see in September and October. We've chosen 4 FSC fold-out guides featuring over 100 insects and insect signs for you to spot this autumn, from Adonis' Ladybird and Oak Apple to Speckled Bush-cricket and Spangle Galls.
There's still plenty of wildlife to see in October and November. Our new Autumn Wildlife activity pack for children is perfect for heading out into the garden and countryside at the weekend and at half term.
Send festive greetings to your friends and relatives, with a card that offers a little more… featuring 9 birds they might see this winter. Made from 100% recycled material including minimal packaging and no glitter or laminates.
FSC Seaside flowers fold-out guide features 38 special flowers of cliffs, sand dunes, saltmarshes and shingle beaches. For the plant hunter, the seaside is a fascinating place to explore. Many of the flowers found at the coast don't live anywhere else.
FSC Freshwater snails AIDGAP is an identification guide to over 50 species in Britain and Ireland, covering all gastropod molluscs found in still and flowing fresh water.
FSC Sphagnum mosses AIDGAP is an accessible field key to all 36 species in the UK and Ireland. Sphagnum mosses are a familiar part of the vegetation in many wet habitats, including woods, moors and heaths.
Nature spotters at the seaside is a spotters guide for beaches, rock pools, cliffs and dunes. Can you find all 80 Nature Spots?
Nature spotters in trees and woodland is a spotters guide for trees, woods and forests. Can you find all 80 Nature Spots?
FSC Butterflies guide covers all 60 butterflies in Britain and Ireland. This butterfly identification guide is illustrated by Richard Lewington. OP184.
From blackbird to bullfinch, from starling to song thrush, the FSC Garden birds identification guide features the commonest 50 birds found in gardens. OP52
From shieldbugs to spiders, from froghoppers to flower beetles, FSC Garden bugs and beasties fold-out guide features the commonest garden minibeasts. OP162
FSC Tree name trail fold-out guide features 34 of the commonest broadleaved and conifer trees in Britain and Ireland. Includes a simple flowchart tree guide. OP51
FSC Grasses AIDGAP is a vegetative key to 90 of the most common species in the UK. It's especially useful for habitat surveyors who need to identify diagnostic grass species when flowers are not present.
Coverings the characteristic wildlife of the Gwent Levels in South Wales, including birds, butterflies, moths, dragonflies and wildflowers.