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.
Send festive greetings to your friends and relatives, with a card that offers a little more… featuring 12 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.
An identification guide to over 50 species of freshwater snails in Britain and Ireland. It covers all gastropod molluscs found in still and flowing fresh water.
An accessible field key for the identification of all 36 species of Sphagnum mosses 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
A guide to grass identification using vegetative characters. It is especially aimed at habitat surveyors who need a practical field guide to identifying 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.
Covering the characteristic moorland wildlife of the North York Moors National Park, which includes the largest expanse of heather moorland in the UK.