Essential field guides for a country walk.

Some essential books for every country walk.

Collins Bird Guide

Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterstrom and Peter J. Grant

From the publisher:

Following on from its hugely successful launch in 1999, Collins Bird Guide – the ultimate reference book for bird enthusiasts – now enters its second edition.

Collins British Wild Flower Guide

David Streeter, Christina Hart-Davies, Audrey Hardcastle, Felicity Cole and Lizzie Harper

From the publisher:

Experience the joy of discovering the natural world around you with this beautiful pocket guide to British wild flowers, an inspiration and treat designed to enthral all ...

Collins Tree Guide

Owen Johnson, illustrated by David More

From the publisher:

The definitive, fully-illustrated guide to the trees of Britain and non-Mediterranean Europe.

Britain’s Hoverflies: A Field Guide

Stuart Ball and Roger Morris

From the publisher:

Britain’s Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified. It is ...


Roger Phillips

From the publisher:

A beautiful and comprehensive guide to mushroom identification with over 1,250 detailed photographs of mushrooms and other fungi.