On Tuesday evening I went to the book launch of an exciting new book produced by the Hertfordshire Natural History Society held in the Verulamium Museum at St Albans. For anyone in interested in the county's wonderful countryside, and particularly its wild life the book The Birds of Hertfordshire is a must. There are excellent colour pictures of all the recorded species - and where appropriate these are supported by distribution maps, information on changes in population numbers, etc. In addition there are valuable supporting chapters on the Hertfordshire landscape, the history of ornithology in the county, bird survey, and conservation.
The launch and book signing I attended was the first of three, in different parts of the county and the next two are on February 27 (tomorrow) and March 7th. So it is still not too late to get a signed copy at a reduced price.