Birding deals this bank holiday


Ahead of the bank holiday weekend, here's a round up of some of our latest deals that you won't want to miss.


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Six copies of Birdwatch magazine for £6 [print version only]

The latest issue of Birdwatch magazine has just hit the shelves and inside our essential early summer issue, the major features include a comprehensive species profile on European Nightjar, what it’s like to be an investigator for the RSPB and how to age and sex woodpeckers. Subscribe to Birdwatch magazine today and you could save up to 50 per cent with our latest offer: six issues for £6, then just £9.99 quarterly by direct debit.


Subscribe to our digital issue and get 12 FREE back issues

Get double the issues for just £37.99 in the Pocketmags Bank Holiday sale.


Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds: Passerines by Hadoram Shirihai and Lars Svensson from just £115

Save up to £35 with this exclusive pre-publication offer!

Published on 26 July 2018, this unique and spectacular handbook is the most complete and comprehensive photographic guide to the passerines of the Western Palearctic. Written by two of the world's most respected ornithologists, Hadoram Shirihai and Lars Svensson, it contains the most up-to-date information available on bird identification covering all aspects of plumage, moult, ageing and sexing, with sections on voice and other identification criteria, as well as detailed taxonomic notes.

The exceptional text is backed up by a remarkable collection of more than 5,000 photographs, featuring a comprehensive range of plumages that illustrate every form and morph of each species in the region.

This stunning handbook will be the definitive reference for the region for years to come – no birder's shelf would be complete without it.


Lots of new titles added to our Bookshop

Browse all the latest additions to our Bookshop. Remember if you subscribe to either Birdwatch or BirdGuides, you can also save further!