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    Birds of the Western Palearctic: A Photographic Guide (Hardback) By (author) Hadoram Shirihai, By (author) Lars Svensson

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    DescriptionThis unique and spectacular book is the most complete and comprehensive photographic guide to the avifauna of the Western Palearctic. Written by two of the world's most respected ornithologists, this book contains the most up-to-date information available on bird identification covering all aspects of plumage, moult, ageing, sexing, voice, habitat, seasonal and altitudinal movements, distribution and behaviour. The exceptionally well informed and fully referenced text is backed up by a stunning collection of almost 3,000 photographs, illustrating all species and distinct subspecies, in flight and at rest, and in a range of plumages.

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    Birds of the Western Palearctic
    A Photographic Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hadoram Shirihai, By (author) Lars Svensson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1200
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    ISBN 13: 9780713645712
    ISBN 10: 0713645717

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    BIC E4L: SCI
    BIC subject category V2: PSVW6
    DC22: 598
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070040
    Thema V1.0: PSVJ
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    28 July 2016
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Hadoram Shiriahi is a leading expert on many aspects of field identification. His pioneering work on raptor migration through the key watchpoints of the Middle East has been ongoing for more than twenty years. More recently his research interests have included passerine migration, and the identification and distribution of seabirds. Lars Svensson is one of Europe's ornithologists, author of the pivotal Identification Guide to European Passerines which is still the essential reference for bird ringers across the region. His other works have included senior authorship of the highly acclaimed Collins Bird Guide (HarperCollins) and numerous identification papers.