The Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide to Britain and Europe

The Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide to Britain and Europe

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The Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide is the perfect portable reference for birdwatcher's of all levels. You will not find a more compact and comprehensive guide to the birds that live in or reguarly visit Britain and the rest of Europe. Some 430 species are covered and there are at least six illustrations of each one. Peter Hayman's unique painting style brings the birds to life. The well-researched text tells you everything you need to know to be able to identify different species correctly.Symbols show at a glance in which habitats each bird can be found and at what time of year each is present - both essential factors for correct identification. Differentiating between one species and another could never be made simpler.This guide is the essential companion for taking into the field wherever you go birdwatching in Britain and Europe.Rights: UK & General Exportshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 167 x 201 x 17mm | 270g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3500 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0753726289
  • 9780753726280
  • 698,215

About Rob Hume

Peter Hayman is one of the best-known and most authoritative ornithologists and bird artists in Europe, widely acclaimed for his uniquely meticulous approach to illustration. His previous books include Shorebirds of the World and, as contributor, The Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa.Rob Hume has been Editor of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' award-winning Birds magazine since 1989. He has written several books, including Discovering Birds, Observer's Birds, Focus on Birdwatching, and Birds by Character. For 10 years he was a member and Chairman of the British Birds Rarities Committee that scrutinizes reports of rare birds in Britain, and in 1973 he discovered a new species for Britain, the American Ring-billed more

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