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Bloomsbury Concise Bird Guide

Field / Identification Guide
Accurate artwork of more than 250 species with variations
Essential details on ID, habitat and growth
Fold-out insert featuring at-a-glance comparisons of species' flight profiles
Durable plastic cover

Series: Bloomsbury Concise Guides

By: Nicholas Hammond (Author), Jim JM Flegg (Author), Sandra Doyle (Author), David Daly (Author), Stuart Carter (Author), Richard Allen (Illustrator), Szabolcs Kókay (Illustrator), Dan Cole (Illustrator), Stephen Message (Illustrator)

192 pages, colour illustrations

Bloomsbury Publishing

Paperback | waterproof PVC cover | Apr 2014 | #211723 | ISBN-13: 9781472909954
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NHBS Price: £4.99 $6/€6 approx

About this book

Please note, this is a reissue of the New Holland Concise Bird Guide, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers.

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the birds of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 250 species, which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks that show – where relevant – variations in plumage, for example for male, female and juvenile birds, and breeding and non-breeding birds. A concise written account covering size, description, voice, habitat, distribution and habits appears on the same page.

The easy-to-follow layouts and superb artworks aid quick and accurate identification, and make Concise Bird Guide an indispensable reference in the field as well as at home. It is compact enough to fit in the pocket, yet packed with essential information for the nature enthusiast. To protect it against the elements in the field, Concise Bird Guide is wrapped in a durable plastic wallet. Also included is a foldout insert illustrating such topics as variations in plumage in flying birds of different species.

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Renowned natural history artists Richard Allen, David Daly, Szabolcs Kókay, Dan Cole and Stephen Message painted the plates. Endorsed by the Wildlife Trusts.

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