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Birds of the Western Palearctic (BWP): Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

BWP is one of the most important ornithological references. It takes account of the great advances that have been made in ornithology since the publication of the Handbook of British Birds (1938-41) by HF Witherby et al. It is a massive undertaking, unlikely to be replaced for many years. With the publication of Volume 9 in 1994, this major series is now complete. However, there is the two-volume Concise Edition (1997) and a CD-ROM Edition, incorporating some 200 new plates (replacing the originals), at least 70 new species accounts, and updated texts. To prevent BWP becoming out of date, there is also the BWP Journal providing new species accounts, taxonomic revisions, and relevant articles.

"monumental and utterly indispensable undertaking"
- Clive Hutchinson, British Birds

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Set of Volumes 7-9

Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 11

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #126162 | ISBN: 0198508697
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Concise Edition and CD-Rom Set

Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 12

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #126163 | ISBN: 0198506996
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Compact Disc | Windows | Dec 1998 | #28660 | ISBN: 0192685791
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Concise Edition

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Concise Edition

Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Nov 1997 | #50548 | ISBN: 019854099X
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic (9-Volume Set)

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 10

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32807 | ISBN: 0198548907
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 9

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 9

Buntings and New World Warblers
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 9

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Oct 1994 | #31963 | ISBN: 0198548435
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 8

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 8

Crows to Finches
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 8

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Sep 1994 | #12568 | ISBN: 0198546793
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 7

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 7

Old World Flycatchers to Shrikes
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 7

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Mar 1993 | #12296 | ISBN: 0198575106
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 6

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 6

Warblers
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 6

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #10566 | ISBN: 0198575092
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 5

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 5

Tyrant Flycatchers to Thrushes
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 5

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1988 | #2539 | ISBN: 0198575084
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 4

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 4

Terns to Woodpeckers
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 4

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1985 | #681 | ISBN: 0198575076
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 3

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 3

Waders to Gulls
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 3

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1983 | #680 | ISBN: 0198575068
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 2

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 2

Hawks to Bustards
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 2

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Mar 1979 | #679 | ISBN: 019857505X
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The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1

The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1

Ostriches to Ducks
Field / Identification GuideWorld / ChecklistFlora / FaunaOut of Print

Volume: 1

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1977 | #678 | ISBN: 0198573588
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