Arrivals and Rivals - A Birding Oddity
Arrivals and Rivals (New Edition)
Birding is becoming one of the fastest growing outdoor activities, especially in the UK. Adrian Riley provides with his book entertaining and highly illuminating insights into the obsessions - and passions - when he set out to become the nationally recognised 'Birder of the Year'. Includes many new photo's and a lengthy new chapter following the further adventures of the 'Silver-haired Man' in his searches for butterflies and dragonflies.
British and Irish Butterflies
A wonderful butterfly book, the first to cover all the adult forms, including subspecies, in the British Isles. It provides clear directions and field tips on where to find them (incl. OS grid references), as well as details of identification and behaviour, and is complemented with stunning colour photographs of living specimen of all the taxa.
British and Irish Pug Moths
Natural History of Butterflies and Moths of Shropshire
Complete fauna covering the 624 species of macrolepidoptera and 639 species of microlepidoptera recorded in the county. The records cover some 130 years and therefore offer a clear indication of the changing status and distribution. Illustrated with colour plates and distribution maps.
Between 1988 and 1990 Adrian was Assistant Editor for the international journal The Entomologist.