With 364 range maps and 96 color plates portraying 548 species, this is the classic field guide to European birds. Covering 698 species, the descriptive text includes information on geographical races, vagrants, and introduced species. Confusing species such as waders, raptors, and warblers have additional notes on how to distinguish them.
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This fifth edition is a guide to the birds of Britain and Europe. The book includes an update of the maps and revision of the illustrations to help in the identification of wild birds.About the Author:
Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996) received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and every major award in ornithology, natural history, and conservation. His books, including the Peterson Field Guides, have sold over ten million copies. The Penguin Pavilion at the Mystic Marine Life Aquarium, in Mystic, Connecticut, was recently named in his honor.
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Book Description Collins, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002120208