Barn Owl
Blackbird
Blackcap
Black-headed Gull
Black Redstart
Blue Tit
Brambling
Bullfinch
Buzzard
Carrion Crow
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Coal Tit
Collared Dove
Common Gull
Coot
Crested Tit
Crossbill
Cuckoo
Dunnock
Feral Pigeon
Fieldfare
Garden Warbler
Goldcrest
Goldfinch
Goshawk
Great Black-backed Gull
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Greenfinch
Green Woodpecker
Grey Heron
Grey Partridge
Grey Wagtail
Hawfinch
Herring Gull
Hoopoe
House Martin
House Sparrow
Jackdaw
Jay
Kestrel
Kingfisher
Lapwing
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Lesser Whitethroat
Linnet
Little Owl
Long-eared Owl
Long-tailed Tit
Magpie
Mallard
Marsh Tit
Meadow Pipit
Mistle Thrush
Moorhen
Nightingale
Nuthatch
Peregrine
Pheasant
Pied Flycatcher
Pied Wagtail
Quail
Raven
Red Kite
Red-legged Partridge
Redpoll
Redstart
Redwing
Reed Bunting
Ring-necked Parakeet
Robin
Rook
Sand Martin
Serin
Short-eared Owl
Siskin
Skylark
Song Thrush
Sparrowhawk
Spotted Flycatcher
Starling
Stock Dove
Stonechat
Swallow
Swift
Tawny Owl
Treecreeper
Tree Sparrow
Turtle Dove
Waxwing
Whinchat
Whitethroat
Willow Tit
Willow Warbler
Wood Pigeon
Wren
Yellow Wagtail
Yellowhammer

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Garden Birds

These books concentrate on garden birds and providing a better habitat in which they can live.

cover Garden Bird Behaviour; R. Burton; New Holland Publishers Ltd; ISBN 1845375971; 2006
This book looks at singing, nesting, feeding, flying and migration. It's well illustrated with many colour photos and illustrations, and is a very readable introduction to garden bird behaviour.

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cover The Garden Bird Book; S. Whittley; New Holland Publishers Ltd; ISBN 1845374967; 2006
This book is solely about garden birds and includes identification tips for over 80 species as well as information on feeding, nesting and behaviour.

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cover Birdfeeder Garden; R. Burton; Dorling Kindersley; ISBN 0751304409; 1998
Although there are descriptions of 66 species of bird that may visit gardens, this book is primarily about how to attract birds into the garden using plants, ponds, and nest boxes.

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cover The Secret Lives of Garden Birds; D. Couzens; Helm; ISBN 0713666161; 2004
An entertainingly written and superbly illustrated book that delves into the month-by-month lives of garden birds and helps to understand and enjoy them more than ever. You are sure to discover something new about your garden birds.

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cover The BTO/CJ Garden Birdwatch Book; M. Toms; BTO; ISBN 190257673X; 2003
The BTO/CJ Garden BirdWatch Book is 128 pages packed with information about the birds that use our gardens. As well as lots of colourful pictures, there are the results of the all-year round survey and explanations of how birds use our gardens differently through the seasons. This book can be purchased separately but is also part of the membership pack when you join the BTO/CJ Garden BirdWatch survey.

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cover Gardening for Birdwatchers; M. Toms et.al.; BTO; ISBN 1906204306; 2009
Very well written and informative book, providing lots of about how to plan and plant a garden for the benefit of wildlife.

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cover The Ultimate Birdfeeder Handbook; J. Burton & S. Young; New Holland Publishers; ISBN 1843309564; 2005
At last, a book that deals solely with feeding wild birds and with plenty of information about the nutritional value of wild bird foods, alternative household foods and those that can be grown in the garden. This book looks at different types of feeders, when to feed, bird baths and so on, and also has a directory of food and food plants plus recipes for home-made mixes.

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Burton Birdfeeder Handbook; R. Burton; Dorling Kindersley; ISBN 0863184286; 1997
There is some overlap in the coverage this book provides with Birdfeeder Garden, though this one concentrates more on feeding the birds and bird behaviour. The illustrations are beautiful, and the layout and content encourages you to peruse; just as in the companion Birdfeeder Garden.
Cannon Garden Birdwatch Handbook; A. Cannon; BTO; ISBN 0903793989; 1998
This beautifully illustrated book is packed with descriptions and statistics on our more common garden birds, together with a wealth of other information on feeding, behaviour, and the work of the BTO.
 
du Feu Nestboxes - BTO Guide 23; C. du Feu; BTO; 1993
A comprehensive guide to the design, construction and positioning of nest boxes for a variety of species: wildfowl, birds of prey, owls, woodpeckers, tits, and sparrows.
 
du Feu The BTO Nestbox Guide; C. du Feu; BTO; ISBN 1902576810; 2003
This guide is a revised edition of "Nestboxes - BTO Guide 23" and gives detailed notes on design, construction and maintenance of nest boxes for the 24 species that are most likely to nest in gardens or woodland.
 

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