The BOU has for many years published books on birds around the world. The BOU’s ‘the birds of . . .’ or Checklist Series provides detailed avifaunas for often little known countries, islands or regions. Checklists are jointly published with the BOC.
The Birds of Morocco
By Michel Thévenot, Rae Vernon and Patrick Bergier
Morocco has over 500 recorded species, over 200 of which breed and 19 endemic subspecies in habitats as diverse as coastal wetlands to the high mountain interior.
The Birds of Borneo
By Clive F. Mann
Borneo, the third largest island in the world and boasts a wealth of biodiversity including over 630 species of bird, 11% of which are endemic.
The Birds of Barbados
By P.A. Buckley, Edward B. Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckley & Hazel F. Hutt
A definitive account of the birds of Barbados and complements other BOU Checklists covering other Caribbean Islands.
The Birds of São Tomé & Príncipe with Annobón
By Peter Jones & Alan Tye
An exciting avifauna of this island group in the Gulf of Guinea. These islands, each with its endemic species and subspecies, are of global importance for their biodiversity.
The Birds of Hispaniola
By Allan R. Keith, James W. Wiley, Steven C. Latta and José A. Ottenwalder
A definitive account of the birds of Hispaniola and complements other BOU Checklists covering other Caribbean Islands.
The Birds of Corsica
By Jean-Claude Thibault and Gilles Bonaccorsi
An avifauna covering both the historic as well as most up-to-date information on Corsica's rich island birdlife covering abundance, distribution, habitats and breeding.
The Birds of Angola
By Richard Dean
A monumental avifauna covering this hugely ornithologically neglected country and extremely bird-rich (over 900 species) country.
The Birds of The Cayman Islands
By Patricia E. Bradley
A definitive avifauna for the three islands which make up the Cayman island group on which 222 species have been recorded and as few as 40 species breed.
The Bird Atlas of Uganda
By Margaret Carswell, Derek Pomeroy, Jake Reynolds & Herbert Tushabe
With over 1000 bird species recorded, Uganda is one of the most exciting and bird-rich countries on the planet. BOU members receive a 15% discount on this title.
The Birds of Cape Verde
By C J Hazevoet
A detailed account of the birdlife of this volcanic island group off West Africa. Their position relative to the continent is comparible with the Galapagos Islands off South America.
The Birds of Togo
By Robert A Cheke and J. Frank Walsh
Over 600 species are detailed from this relatively small country, which has a wide variety of habitats including impressive river systems and major mountain ranges.
The Birds of St Lucia
By Allan R Keith
St Lucia, one of the oldest volcanic islands within the Lesser Antillean chain of islands of the West Indies, has possibly the highest rate of endemism within the Caribbean.
The Birds of Cyprus
By P R Flint and P F Stewart (2nd edition)
Cyprus has a long history as a major resting and refuelling point for millions of birds migrating through the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
The Birds of Nigeria
By J H Elgood, J B Heigham, Amberley M Moore, Anne N Nason, R E Sharland & N J Skinner (2nd edition)
This was the fourth checklist published by the BOU and the third to go to a second edition and is a detailed analysis of the avifauna of this diverse African nation.
The Birds of St Helena
By Beau W. Rowlands, Trevor Trueman, Storrs L. Olson, M. Neil McCulloch & Richard K. Brooke
A fascinating avifauna covering data on the birds, past and present (including wealth of information on fossil remains) from this intriguing Atlantic Ocean island.
The Birds of The Gambia
By M.E.J. Gore (2nd edition)
This is a detailed account of the Gambian birdlife which is heavily influenced by the River Gambia which flows along the middle of this tiny West African nation.
The Birds of Sumatra
By J G van Marle and Karel H Voous
A detailed avifauna of the important South East Asian island group of Sumatra. 266 pages, maps, etc.
The Birds of The Philippines
By E.C. Dickinson, R.S. Kennedy and K.C. Parkes
This title details the diverse avifauna of this important zoogeographical island group midway between the Oriental mainland and Australasia.