Wildife books about Hungary

The Nature Guide to the Hortobagy and Tisza River Floodplain, Hungary: (Crossbill Guides Foundation)

The Crossbill Guide to the Hortobágy National Park in Hungary is the first and only nature travel guidebook to cover all aspects of the nature and wildlife of Hungary’s most famous National Park. The flora, fauna, ecology and history of the great Hortobágy puszta is vividly described. Route descriptions (by car foot and bicycle) bring you to the best places and highlight all that can be seen along the way. The book also includes a range of practical tips for staying in the area and finding wildlife, including an extensive where-to-find-birds description.

Central and Eastern European Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide) – A lovely little guide

Written in a deliberately engaging way, they offer something different from dry field guides, and will appeal to the interested layman as much as the wildlife devotee. Ideal as a lightweight companion to any wildlife trip they also make a handsome souvenir. The wildlife of eastern Europe is one of the unexpected attractions of a region best known for its cultural assets: relatively few visitors are aware of the diversity on their holiday doorstep, from brown bears and wolves to numerous birds no longer common in the west of the continent. Accessible and beautifully illustrated, the guide will appeal both to the holidaymaker and to the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume to carry around. And after the trip, it will also make an attractive souvenir. The guide covers the wildlife of: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kaliningrad, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina.

The Birds of Hungary

For a comparatively small country, Hungary has a wide variety of habitats and many interesting and ornithologically important species, including Great Bustard, Imperial Eagle and Aquatic Warbler. This book covers 363 different species of bird, with detailed information on their status and distribution within the country. Each species is accompanied by a map. Hungary is becoming a popular destination for birdwatching and this guide is aimed at all visitors and people interested in Western Palearctic birds.

You may also find useful the classic Michelin Hungary Map