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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

Field / Identification Guide

By: Simon Harrap

224 pages, 900 colour illustrations, 170 colour distribution maps

A & C Black

Paperback | Jul 2012 | Edition: 2 | #198187 | ISBN-13: 9781408174562
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NHBS Price: £5.99 $8/€7 approx

About this book

A compact and informative field guide which covers over 200 of the most common birds found in Britain and features concise descriptions of each bird's main characteristics including plumage, calls and song, confusion species, habitat, distribution and status, and behaviours. It includes detailed artworks highlighted by author Simon Harrap's new text. This easy-to-use guide features 40 new species, colour distribution maps throughout and has a revised introduction.


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Biography

Simon Harrap is a well-known, professional naturalist and birder. He has led birdwatching holidays for almost 20 years and is a regular contributor to birding magazines and journals. He is the author of "Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers" (Helm), and co-author of "Where to Watch Birds in Britain" (Helm) and "Orchids of Britain and Ireland" (A&C Black). He has recently set up a company with his wife to run nature breaks in Norfolk, his home county.

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