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Birds in North-East Scotland then and now.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100019

ISBN: 178222033X

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp 185, colour illustrations. Field observations mainly in the 1940s and comparison with recent records. Adam Watson as a schoolboy made field observations on birds in north-east Scotland during the 1940s and early 1950s. These are of special interest because hardly any local ornithologists lived there, and his main set of observations is published here for the first time. As well as accounts for all species seen, there is... View more info

Image for Birds in North-East Scotland then and now.

Birds in North-East Scotland then and now.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100020

ISBN: 178222033X

Condition: New


Illustrated boards, New. First edition, pp 185, colour illustrations. Field observations mainly in the 1940s and comparison with recent records. Adam Watson as a schoolboy made field observations on birds in north-east Scotland during the 1940s and early 1950s. These are of special interest because hardly any local ornithologists lived there, and his main set of observations is published here for the first time. As well as accounts for all species seen, there is detailed... View more info

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A Snow Book, Northern Scotland: Based mostly on the Author's Field Observations 1938-2011.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100023

ISBN: 190834119X

Condition: New


Hardback with laminated cover (no dustwrapper - as issued), New; pages 137 with B&W and colour photography. Documents long-term studies of snow on high land in the Cairngorms, including snow patches. Descriptions and photographs of how birds and mammals use snow for shelter and sleeping, and also its effect on plant life. View more info

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It's A Fine Day For The Hill: Hills, Folk and Wildlife 1935-1962.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £34.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100026

ISBN: 1907611614

Condition: New


Hardback with laminated cover (no dustwrapper - as issued), Mint condition; pages 181 with B&W and colour photography. An account of the early life of one of the most famous naturalists and mountaineers of the Cairngorms, and also accounts of some famous contempories such as Seton Gordon, Bob Scott, Tom Weir and Tom Patey. View more info

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It's A Fine Day For The Hill: Hills, Folk and Wildlife 1935-1962.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100027

ISBN: 1907611584

Condition: New


Large paperback with laminated cover, Mint condition; pages 181 with B&W and colour photography. An account of the early life of one of the most famous naturalists and mountaineers of the Cairngorms, and also accounts of some famous contempories such as Seton Gordon, Bob Scott, Tom Weir and Tom Patey. View more info

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Vehicle Hill Tracks in Northern Scotland: An independent factual report on numbers, distribution, impacts, ground reinstatement.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100028

ISBN: 1908341076

Condition: New


Large paperback with laminated cover, Mint condition, pages 149 with colour photography. This book is the most comprehensive account on the spread of vehicle tracks on hill land in northern Scotland that has occurred since the mid 1950s. It reviews timing, numbers, locations, distribution and impacts including run-off, soils and vegetation. Then it provides an impartial analysis of the generally low standards of construction and reinstatement, with recommendations to ... View more info

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Some Days from a Hill Diary: Scotland, Iceland, Norway, 1943-50.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100029

ISBN: 1908341548

Condition: New


Hardback with iIllustrated front and back covers, in New condition. Pp 128, with b&w photographs. With foreword, acknowledgements and bibliography. The author presents extracts from his hill diary in Scotland, Iceland and Norway, including hill-walking, rock and snow climbing, ski-mountaineering, observing wildlife, and being with mountaineering companions and local people. These diary days started in 1943 when he was 13. They continued through a personal exploration of ... View more info

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Some Days from a Hill Diary: Scotland, Iceland, Norway, 1943-50.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Paragon:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100030

ISBN: 1908341548

Condition: New


Softcover with illustrated front and back covers, in New condition. Pp 128, with b&w photographs. With foreword, acknowledgements and bibliography. The author presents extracts from his hill diary in Scotland, Iceland and Norway, including hill-walking, rock and snow climbing, ski-mountaineering, observing wildlife, and being with mountaineering companions and local people. These diary days started in 1943 when he was 13. They continued through a personal exploration of ... View more info

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A Zoologist on Baffin Island, 1953: Four Months of Arctic Adventure.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £32.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100031

ISBN: 1907611703

Condition: New


Large paperback with laminated cover, New; pages 241 with B&W and colour photography. A zoologist in his Arctic paradise, by Inuit dog-sledge and foot across sea-ice, coast, valley and mountain in Canada, and a special study of snowy owls and lemmings. View more info

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A Zoologist on Baffin Island, 1953: Four Months of Arctic Adventure.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £35.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2011

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 100032

ISBN: 1907611711

Condition: New


Hardback with laminated cover (no dustwrapper - as issued), Mint condition; pages 241 with B&W and colour photography. A zoologist in his Arctic paradise, by Inuit dog-sledge and foot across sea-ice, coast, valley and mountain in Canada, and a special study of snowy owls and lemmings. View more info