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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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides® are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.Review:
Reviews of the previous editions: 'Easily the most authoritative and best illustrated pocket bird book ever published' Daily Express 'An indispensable aid to anyone travelling in Britain and Europe who is interested in brids' Country Life 'An authoritative, pocketable, generously illustrated, simply written book. They have done their work excellently' The Times 'Comprehensive and reliable. Very full, accurate texts. Good, clear illustrations, with the familiar, useful pointer system to draw attention to important features. The best field guide for use in Europe.' British Birds 'For clarity and speed, it has not been bettered' Irish Times
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