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.
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 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
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.
FSC Mammal tracks and signs guide: a quick guide to mammal field signs of wild and domestic mammals in Great Britain and Ireland. OP66
From bluebell to wood sage, and dog's mercury to yellow archangel, the FSC woodland plants guide includes 41 species of low-growing flowers and climbers. OP50
The FSC Ladybirds fold-out guide covers adults of 26 species found in Britain and Ireland. Beautiful colour paintings show the colours and patterns to spot. OP102
FSC Bees guide features 28 species of gardens in Britain and Ireland, including the 'Big Six' bumblebees, mining bees, cavity-nesting bees and cuckoo bees. OP119
FSC Day flying moths guide features the 103 species which fly by day, including those common moths that are regularly disturbed from vegetation. OP106