RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe

RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe

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This recognition guide uses a photographic approach, with an easy-to-use layout to ensure an accurtate identification of birds in the field. The volume profiles all 500 species regulary seen in Britain and Europe. Each fact and image is authenticated by the more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 144 x 212 x 28mm | 821.02g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0751312347
  • 9780751312348

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Rob Hume is a writer, editor, artist, identification expert, and bird tour leader, and is much in demand for his expertise on birds. Rob has worked for the RSPB for 23 years, and now edits the society's magazine, more

Table of contents

Part 1 How this book works: anatomy; life cycle; identification; in the field. Part 2 Species guide: divers and grebes; petrels and shearwaters; gannets, cormorants and pelicans; bitterns and herons; storks; flamingos; wildfowl; birds of prey; gamebirds; rails, crakes and coots; cranes and bustards; waders; skuas, gulls and terns; auks; pigeons and doves; cuckoos; owls; nightjars; swifts; kingfishers, bee-eaters, rollers and hoopoe; woodpeckers and wryneck; larks; martins and swallows; pipits and wagtails; wrens, dippers, waxwings and accentors; chats and thrushes; warblers and allies; flycatchers; tits and allies; nuthatches, wallcreeper and treecreepers; shrikes; orioles; crows; starlings; sparrows; finches; buntings; rare species; more

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