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    DescriptionThis book presents the most complete and up to date guide to the recognition of the diurnal raptors of Europe and the Middle East yet published. It is written by an acknowledged expert, the author of many definitive identification articles and veteran of countless tours and expeditions. Over 700 high quality colour photographs have been specially chosen to show the plumages of each age and sex class of every species found in Europe and the Middle East, back up by a detailed text enabling birdwatchers to get to grips with even the most difficult species. The photographs are complemented by almost 100 drawings focussing on particular identification details, and the whole is fully referenced with a list of nearly 300 key papers and articles. This book sets a new standard for raptor watching and identification in Europe and further afield.


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    Title
    The Raptors of Europe and the Middle East
    Subtitle
    A Handbook to Field Identification
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dick Forsman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,308 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780713688214
    ISBN 10: 0713688211
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: WNCB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    BIC subject category V2: PSVW6
    DC22: 598.9
    BISAC V2.8: NAT004000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FB, 1D
    Thema V1.0: WNCB, PSVJ
    Illustrations note
    Over 700 photographs and 100 drawings
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Poyser
    Publication date
    07 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Dick Forsman is a freelance ornithologist who runs his own bird-watching tour company. His never-ending search for raptors often takes him abroad, Spain and the Middle East being his favourite destinations.
    Review quote
    'Each species is treated similarly in a feast of over 700 colour photographs. Many raptors are glimpsed only briefly or at considerable height in poor light but Mr Forsman's book should make identification possible. The new, paperback format of the most comprehensive raptor guide makes it easy to handle in the field.' Wild Times (Autumn 2007)