David has written a number of books, the details of which are below:

 

Where to Watch Wildlife in Cornwall
and the Isles of Scilly
Published
October 2019
£8.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes 97 locations across the region which are good for various species of flowers and animals.  It has 216 pages and 276 photographs.  This is a substantial reference book and will be invaluable for wildlife enthusiasts living in, or visiting, the county.
Published by Tor Mark, ISBN 9780850252002
Having bought this book and seen my book promotion talk I was flattered to receive this email from one local person: "Iím already eagerly planning trips out for next year based on your fantastic recommendations. Your passion, enthusiasm and knowledge shines through in all of your work. Youíre truly an inspiration, and we are so very lucky to have you taking the time that you do to research and create such informative local pieces, which not only help to inspire us to get out and explore our surroundings more, but which crucially inspire us to care about these precious places and the nature which we are so fortunate to have living alongside us."
Walking around the Fal and the Roseland
Published
June 2018
£6.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes twelve walking routes in the area from Mawnan Smith around Truro and The Roseland as far as Portloe giving details of historical and wildlife interest.
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720998
 
Walking in Penwith
Published
2011
£5.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes twelve walking routes in the area from Godrevy around the coast to Prussia Cove giving details of historical and wildlife interest.
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720769
"Hello, Just wanted to say that we find your Walking in Penwith book excellent - very good directions when the paths aren't well marked.  Keep it up!"
 
Walking on the Lizard
Published
2014
£5.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes twelve walking routes in the area giving details of historical and wildlife interest.
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720936

"We are staying on the Lizard and we discovered your book ď Walking on the LizardĒ! We have been here for 3 days and have walked three of your walks. All very well described and through beautiful scenery! Our favorites so far are the ones from Kennack Sands to Coverack and from Kynance Cove to Lizard Point. Thank you very much for describing the walks in such detail, including the historic information and the info on nature."

Birds of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Published
Spring 2008
£6.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes the most interesting and commonly seen birds in the county with 162 colour photos
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720554
 
Wildflowers of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Published
Spring 2008
£6.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes the most interesting and commonly seen flowers in the county with 240 colour photos
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720646
 
Exploring the Cornish Coast
Published
Spring 2008
£6.95
150 by 153 mm
Describes the most interesting and commonly seen species around the coast of the county and includes flowers, mammals, insects, birds and rock pools
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720561
 
Iconic Cornwall (by Sarah Chapman)
Published
2008
£6.95
150 by 153 mm
David provided all the photos for this book which looks at some of the most iconic locations in the county
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720882
 
"Hi David and Sarah, have just read your book Ė which I couldn't put down!  Itís really beautiful, and certainly the best book Iíve seen on Cornwall.  The text is so interesting, Sarah, and makes me want to see so many more places, Looe Island and Port Isaac to name but two.  Thank you so much for such a lovely experience."  
 
Photographing Cornwall
Published
2011
£9.95
190 by 200mm
A photographic book showing scenes from around the county along with notes as to how, when and where the photos were taken
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720776
 
Wild about Cornwall
Out of Print
but may be available secondhand
Describes forty of the best locations for wildlife in the county
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720516
 
Walking around the Fal and the Roseland
Out of Print
but may be available secondhand
A landscape photography book capturing the spirit of Penwith, the most westerly district of Cornwall
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN  9780906720547
 
St Ives and St Ives Bay
Out of Print
but may be available secondhand
A photographic guide to the area
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720653
 
Inspirational Islands: The Isles of Scilly
Out of Print
but may be available secondhand
A photographic guide to the islands
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720660
 
A Cornish Year
Out of Print
but may be available secondhand
An amusing book in which David details his wildlife-watching activities through a year
Published by Alison Hodge, ISBN 9780906720677
 

 

These books are available from any local bookshops in Cornwall.