Nature and Conservation Research, Field Guides and Studies

Scottish Natural Heritage are continually researching important areas of our natural heritage in order to produce groundbreaking and definitive books that help to educate, raise our awareness, and promote best practice on a wide range of subjects.

Key Publications

Raptors: A Field Guide For Surveys And Monitoring (with CD of Raptor Calls: Britain and Ireland): Third Edition

This is the Third Edition of the extremely popular and bestselling field guide to surveys and monitoring of raptors. This book aims to promote best practice for fieldwork, drawing on the knowledge and experience of ...more

  • Published: 15 Nov 2013
  • ISBN: 9780114973605
  • £18.90
    (£18.99 inc. VAT)

Waterbirds Around the World: The Natural Heritage of Scotland Series

Waterbirds are one of the world's most attractive groups of birds and among the most threatened. These include albatrosses, flamingos, swans, geese, ducks, cranes, waders, gulls, terns and auks. They share a dependency on the world's ...more

The Nature of The Cairngorms: Diversity in a Changing Environment: The Natural Heritage of Scotland Series

The Cairngorms area is arguably the most significant for nature conservation in the British Isles and contains its largest National Park. In 'The Nature of the Cairngorms: Diversity in a Changing Environment', 35 authors have drawn from a wealth of published and unpublished sources, to present ...more