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Guida degli Uccelli d'Europa, Nord Africa e Vicino Oriente [Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East]

Field / Identification Guide

By: Lars Svensson (Author), Killian Mullarney (Illustrator), Dan Zetterström (Illustrator), Peter J Grant (Contributor), Andrea Corso (Translated by), Marco Gustin (Translated by), Alberto Sorace (Translated by), Fulvio Mamone Capria (Preface By)

448 pages, plates with colour illustrations, colour distribution maps

Ricca Editore

Paperback | Jan 2015 | Edition: 3 | #233072 | ISBN-13: 9788866940326
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NHBS Price: £69.99 $89/€84 approx

About this book

Language: Italian

Written by one of Europe's leading ornithologists and illustrated by two of the world's finest bird illustrators – Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterström (with a translation by David Christie). Covering Britain and Europe, the book provides all the information needed to identify any species at any time of year, with detailed text on size, habitat, range, identification and voice.

Accompanying every species entry is a distribution map and colour illustrations (over 3500 in all) to show the species in all the major plumages (male, female, immature, in flight, at rest, feeding). The book is fully integrated, so that all this information appears on one spread, the ideal structure for use in the field. Each group of birds has an introduction, which covers the major problems involved in identifying or seeing them: how to organise a sea watching trip, how to separate birds of prey in flight, which duck hybrids can be confused with which species etc.

Summary in Italian:
Traduzione italiana della Collins Bird Guide. La guida in assoluto più completa sugli uccelli, indispensabile per chiunque pratichi birdwatching.
- Fornisce tutte le informazioni necessarie per identificare qualsiasi specie in tutti i periodi dell‘anno
- Testi dettagliati descrivono: dimensioni, habitat, areale di distribuzione, identificazione e canto
- Mappe di distribuzione aggiornate forniscono informazioni sulle aree di nidificazione, svernamento e migrazione
- Include più di 4.000 illustrazioni dei più eminenti artisti di uccelli del mondo



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