Raptors of the World

Raptors of the World : A Field Guide

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Raptors of the World (Helm, 2001) is the definitive handbook to this most popular group of birds. This new field guide uses all of the plates from Raptors of the World, with a concise, revised text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 340 raptor species. Several of the plates have been reworked and repainted for this guide. The book also has an updated colour distribution map for each species. Much of the extensive introductory material has been retained in this guide, with the addition of a complete species list containing all subspecies and brief details of their ranges. Armed with this guide, birders will be able to identify with confidence any raptor encountered anywhere in the world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 21mm | 724g
  • Helm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 118 colour plates; 320+ maps
  • 0713669578
  • 9780713669572
  • 253,045

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"I think this book will definitely improve your chances of working out what you are looking at." "My next birding trip is to Brazil...so this raptor guide will be travelling with me." Keith Betton Birdwatch (June 2006) "I will use it frequently especially as a comprehensive review of the world of raptors and in courses I teach on raptor biology." Clayton M White Brigham Young University Utah, USA Emu - Aural Ornithology (2006) "The guide is certain to be much used and appreciated by raptor enthusiasts worldwide." British Ornithologists Union (2006)
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About James Ferguson-Lees

The authors are both highly-regarded ornithologists with a particular interest in raptors. They previously worked together on the award-winning Raptors of the World (Helm).
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