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The following items are offered on sale to members at Al Ain chapter meetings held on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month at the Islamic Institute/Continuing Education, UAEU.

From time to time, material and items of interest to ENHG members are available free of charge.

Thanks to the volunteers who are there each meeting to help make these publications and other items available to members.

Cover Title Author Description Price (Dh)
Wild About Reptiles thumbnail Wild About Reptiles Marijcke Jongbloed More comprehensive guides to the reptiles of the Arabian Peninsula have been published, but this is a valuable guide for the casual to advanced explorer. 50
Butterflies of Saudi Arabia thumbnail Butterflies of Saudi Arabia Torben B. Larsen A must have book if you like butterflies. It is highly readable and shows more than 147 species of butterflies that flourish on the Arabian Peninsula. It shows species that unique only to the peninsula. 99% of all Arabian butterflies can be identified from this book! 100
Gertrude Dyck's Al Ain thumbnail Gertrude Dyck's Al Ain Gertrude Dyck One of a very few books published on Al Ain. This book, containing many of Gertrude's own photographs, reflects the more than 30 years she lived here after joining Oasis Hospital in the early 1960's. 75
Native Plants of Oman thumbnail Native Plants of Oman Clive Winbow This is a handy guide for the amateur naturalist to identify over 150 wild plants that are commonly seen on walks in the Omani countryside. 80
Wildflowers of the UAE thumbnail Wildflowers of the UAE Marijcke Jongbloed This is the result of many years of dedicated fieldwork by Marijcke Jongbloed and is a required item in any serious library of reference books of the UAE. The book includes excellent photographs of all plants as well as detailed descriptions and discussions of how the plants have been used. 100
  Salt Tolerant Plants of the UAE Fawzi M. Karim and Abdullah J. Dadheel This handbook provides a simple identification guide to 125 wild and cultivated plant species in the UAE, both common plants and rare ones. There are color pictures, text descriptions, flowering time, distributions, potential uses and much more valuable information for the flora enthusiast. 70
Oman Bird List Edition 6 thumbnail Oman Bird List, Edition 6 (Nov 2003) Jens Eriksen, Dave E. Sargeant and Reginald Victor This book includes a status for all 482 species of birds in Oman, breeding maps for all breeding species, histograms for all migratory species and 170 color photographs. 30
Emirates Heritage Volume 1 thumbnail Emirates Heritage (Vol. 1)

Edited by Peter Hellyer and Michele Ziolkowski

This book contains papers from the 1st Annual Symposium in 2003 on recent Palaeontological and Archaeological Discoveries in the Emirates prior to that year. It includes papers on a Late Miocene Fossil sites in Ruwais and Mleisa.  Also included are papers describing excavations at Jebel al-Buhais, Ra’s al-Khaimah and Al Sufouh.

Sulphur, Camels and Gunpowder thumbnail Sulphur, Camels and Gunpowder

Edited by G.R.D. King

This book describes in detail the importance of the finds on and around Jebel Dhanna.  It contains information on sulfur mines, pottery, and archaeological sites.

Sandgrouse Checklist thumbnail Sandgrouse Checklist  

As of July 2010, the total number of identified bird species in the UAE was at 441. Sandgrouse is a scientific journal containing papers, news and features on the ornithology of the Middle Eastern and Central Asian areas. This checklist identifies birds by category with site locations, dates and some photographs.

Geology of Oman guide book thumbnail Field Guide To The Geology Of Oman

By Samir Hanna

Here is a field guide that is an illustrated introduction to the geology of Oman. It has accurate information for exploring the main geological features along 16 wadis in the Western Hajar mountains and Musandam Peninsula. It has a selection of interesting walks, scenic spots and campsites. Also, there is a code for fieldwork. Approximately 100 diagrams, maps and photographs.

UAE Flora Volume 01 Flora of the UAE
Volume 02
By Fawzi M. Karim and Dr. Nael M. Fawzi A publication of UAE University, these books complement the work of Marijcke Jongbloed. The books include both drawings and photographs of the flora of the UAE. 60 
Other items for sale
  Bird ID cards     10
ENHG Al Ain Window Sticker thumbnail ENHG vehicle window sticker 10
  DVD set   Information on items in the collection is available here. 100
  Papers and Presentations   The chapter has accumulated many articles and presentations over the years, some of which are available on the website. Others are now available on disks. Information on the documents is available here. 10



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