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Build a British Bird List By Andy Gibb
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New to, or just recently started birding? Wonder which are the birds you're most likely to see? The first part of this book lists 250+ species in just that order. Now you have a plan to make a solid... More > start on your British list. The next part lists likely sites for the species towards the end of the order. An appendix gives early and late dates for most of our migrants. If you don't like the book, I'll buy it back off you at List Price.< Less
The Honeyeaters' Tree By Andy Gibb
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A quest for this quintessentially antipodean family of birds uncovers the tree of life and the landscapes of Australia and New Zealand. From the UK and a Singapore stopover, the traveller journeys... More > to a week around Perth. Then two months in a campervan from Adelaide to Cairns, Queensland. He learns how the tree of life connects the whole globe. The route also skirts floods and cyclones. A fortnight in Tasmania and Victoria, with its fatal fires, concludes this far from straightforward quest for the 73 honeyeaters. Finally, New Zealand offers a coda with its own branch of the family. It’s not just about birds: it's a last chance to witness other survivors from the Triassic as they struggle against the latest mass extinction. Railways, cities and culture shock also play cameo roles.< Less
The British Birding Year By Andy Gibb
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A diary of written sketches celebrating the avian and natural spectacle of Britain. The birdwatcher travels the length of the country to record birds in flux. The weather changes too and a long-term... More > trend emerges, also affecting the lives of birds. Plus a checklist ordered by Britain's most common birds and our migrants' early/late dates.< Less
Build a British Bird List By Andy Gibb
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New to, or just recently started birding? Wonder which are the birds you're most likely to see? The first part of this book lists 250+ species in just that order. Now you have a plan to make a... More > solid start on your British list. The next part lists likely sites for the species towards the end of the order. An appendix gives early and late dates for most of our migrants.< Less
Let the Time Come By Andy Gibb
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When Greg lands Jane as a new flatmate at the start of a bird flu epidemic, time could be short for them. Time certainly becomes scarcer for Greg's GP pal, Hugo. From Bristol to Scotland, through... More > Europe and even to Australia, pandemics cause a human dieback. Then the virus mutates to deliver a further blow. Greg, Jane and Hugo must redefine the meaning of their lives. Or have it defined for them.< Less
Clearing the Brushes - Sample By Andy Gibb
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The opening few chapters. Timothy and Samuel grow up in the 60s and 70s of disappearing railways, First Division football, pop and rock music, television and the Counter Culture. And girls... More > (birds). These will hinder the boys’ attempt at seeing all 512 of the Brush Type 4 diesel locos. “Clearing” them. Can they fit it all in? Forty years later Timothy casts a Proustian eye over the past and tries to cope with work and, still, birds – women and feathered ones. “...intriguing... highly polished... it reads beautifully.” “...a waltz down memory lane.” "Novel, quirky and fun. I enjoyed this a lot." “...many a chortle.”< Less
Clearing the Brushes By Andy Gibb
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DON'T BUY THIS BOOK unless you want a work in progress: this is two-thirds of the story only. Timothy and Samuel grow up in the 60s and 70s of disappearing railways, First Division football, pop and... More > rock music, television and the Counter Culture. And girls (birds). These will hinder the boys’ attempt at seeing all 512 of the Brush Type 4 diesel locos. “Clearing” them. Can they fit it all in? Forty years later Timothy casts a Proustian eye over the past and tries to cope with work and, still, birds – women and feathered ones. “...intriguing... highly polished... it reads beautifully.” “...a waltz down memory lane.” "Novel, quirky and fun. I enjoyed this a lot." “...many a chortle.”< Less
Flight of the Ark By Andy Gibb
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DON'T BUY THIS BOOK unless you want a work in progress: this is 4/5 of the story only. It’s 2169 and a new Ice Age threatens civilisation. Ex-commodore Bonar Hall will provide the computer... More > power for a twelve-year emigration to 18 Scorpii. Not everyone wants him to go: he has an expensive past. But Flight Pilot Heather Barnard is going. So too among the colonists is former model Aurora Nova. Bonar owes Heather; he doesn't know Aurora, yet. All this may not matter if the emigration fleet doesn't make it, and history is not on their side.< Less
Flight of the Ark - Sample By Andy Gibb
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The opening few chapters. It’s 2169 and a new Ice Age threatens civilisation. Ex-commodore Bonar Hall will provide the computer power for a twelve-year emigration to 18 Scorpii. Not everyone... More > wants him to go: he has an expensive past. But Flight Pilot Heather Barnard is going. So too among the colonists is former model Aurora Nova. Bonar owes Heather; he doesn't know Aurora, yet. All this may not matter if the emigration fleet doesn't make it, and history is not on their side.< Less
Tales Told by an Idiot By Andy Gibb
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Short stories and sketches of Bristol, Edinburgh and... er, San Francisco. Andy Gibb is not the Andy Gibb but his website would beg to differ and he did have the name first so he's sticking to it.... More > Back in the Bristol area since 2009, writing since 2004 and a birder since 1995, Andy first came to the city as a student in 1974. Yup, he's ancient as Hell and has been around a bit – Italy, Arizona, California, Australia and New Zealand. And what's it taught him? Not a lot but he has seen 1,089 bird species.< Less