Every one of the 887 species of birds found in Britain and Europe is described and illustrated - including all rarities and introduced species. The book provides the information needed to identify every species - whatever its age or sex - and special pages highlight groups of birds that are difficult to identify.
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Previously of the Bonn Museum Bird Room, Hermann Heinzel is now a full-time illustrator, designer and birdwatcher in the bird-rich area of southern France where he now lives. Richard Fitter has produced more than 30 books on all aspects of British, European and world natural history, but is perhaps best known for his pocket and field guides. He has been actively involved in conservation for many years and has spent a life-time devoted to observing wildlife. John Parslow was conservation director for the RSPB. He has specialised in bird distribution throughout his career and has carried out special surveys for the Nature Conservancy and British Ornithologist's Union.Review:
Brilliantly organised guide ... beautiful, apparently infallible, so comprehensive and above all easy to use. The Sunday Times Superbly handy and comprehensive guide. The Observer
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002198940
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002198940