Birds of the World

Birds of the World

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For the first time, the complete collection of Norman Arlott's incredibly detailed, accurate and beautiful bird paintings has been brought together in one comprehensive volume, accompanied by concise text detailing specific characteristics and appearance of each species to enable identification.

This all-encompassing new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series - the ultimate reference book for birdwatchers and bird lovers. Over 10,000 birds are featured and 30,000 maps and more than 500 full color plates make this a visual feast, as well as an authoritative resource.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 226 x 286mm | 270g
  • William Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008173990
  • 9780008173999
  • 2,587,741

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Praise for Norman Arlott
'[Arlott's paintings] are not only accurate (which is the most important thing), but I find them very attractive as well. . . . I would highly recommend'
Grant McCreary, Birder's Library

'A real treasure. . . . Simple and simply beautiful.'
Robert Mortenson, Idaho Birding blog

'A must for the travelling birder.'
BBC Wildlife
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About Norman Arlott

Norman Arlott is one of the world's leading bird artists. He has illustrated many bird guides, and more than 100 books in total. He has designed special bird stamp issues for countries including Jamaica, Bahamas, Seychelles, British Virgin Islands, The Gambia, Malawi and Christmas Island. He has also led ornithology tours to East Africa.
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