Naturalists’ Handbooks encourage and enable those interested in natural history to undertake field study, make accurate identifications and to make original contributions to research. A typical reader may be studying natural history at undergraduate level, carrying out species/habitat surveys as an ecological consultant, undertaking academic research or just developing a deeper understanding of natural history.
History of the Naturalists' Handbooks series
The Naturalists' Handbooks series was first published by Cambridge University Press, then Richmond Publishing and the Company of Biologists. From mid-2010 Pelagic Publishing are rejuvenating the series with new editions of popular titles such as Bumblebees and Ladybirds, and planning a number of new titles for 2011 and beyond. If you are interested in authoring a book in this series, or have a suggestion for a good title please contact the series editor.
From 2012 Naturalists' Handbooks are edited by William Kirk, he can be contacted directly to discuss ideas for the series. Since its inception the series was edited by Sarah Corbet and Henry Disney, they continue to guide several books due for publication in 2013.