The perfect beginner’s guide to the birds you are most likely to see in Britain and Ireland, this book is an excellent companion for the novice birdwatcher.
This pocket-sized guide is the ideal companion to country walks anywhere in Europe helping you to identify 240 different species of bird and discover more about them.
An ID Fact File provides at-a-glance information on size, differences in appearance for each gender, distinguishing features and any seasonal or age changes in colour. It also tells you what features to look for in flight and a guide to help the reader to recognise each species’ songs and common calls.
• Similar species are cross-referenced to ensure correct identification
• Size measurements are given to allow comparison between species
• Each entry is classified by family and illustrated with a different icon, so species are easy to find
Each page is devoted to a different species and is illustrated with a colour photograph and a map showing distribution and habitat variations. There is a detailed description of each bird, its appearance, and its nesting and feeding habits.
Compact and easy-to-use, Wild Guide Birds is the perfect starting point for those wanting to learn more about these amazing animals.
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Peter has worked for the RSPB for over 30 years and is currently head of the Youth and Volunteer Department. He is a consultant for BBC’s Blue Peter and he teamed up with Bill Oddie for Bird in the Nest in 1994 and 1995. More recently he presented the award-winning series Habitats for Channel 4 schools. Peter is the author of several books, including the RSPB Guide to British Birds and, most recently, the RSPB Handbook of British Birds which was published in May 2002.
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Book Description COLLINS, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007177925
Book Description COLLINS, 2004. Book Condition: New. Revised. 255 pp pb. 6.5" x 4". Plastic cover. Fine. New COLLINS WILD GUIDE. Bookseller Inventory # 16414
Book Description Harper Collins, U.K., 2004. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 2nd Edition. 10cm x 18cm. A brand new book from the bookstore. A fabulous pocket guide of the birds of Britain. A perfect guide for both beginners and for pros for a quick reference. Full of exceptional color illustrations and photos, it covers many (240) of the birds in question. The book is extra protected by a see-through plastic cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000472