Collins Gem Birds: The Quick and Easy Spotter's Guide

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The only comprehensive, full-color, pocket-sized guide to significant British and Northern European birds. This completely new edition of the best pocket-sized bird guide around uses both photography and original artwork to provide a practical and attractive identification guide. Collins Gem Birds has easy-to-use identification details linked to full-color illustrations for over 200 European species, covering all those that most birdwatchers could expect to see in a lifetime. Each bird entry includes notes on appearance, color and distinctive features, and information on juveniles, range and habitat, nests, call, and breeding sites. In addition, an introduction covers general information on plumage, habitats, and migration, and gives first-time birdwatchers advice on what equipment to buy and where to go to spot the most desirable species.

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Dr Jim Flegg OBE is an acknowledged authority on the subject of ornithology and a zoologist by profession. He has written many books on birds and presented Birds of the Week for Radio 4.

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