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The Complete Guide to the Birdlife of Britain and Europe

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Peter Hayman and Rob Hume

288 pages, 3500 col illus

Mitchell Beazley

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 3 | #121164 | ISBN: 1857327950
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About this book

Comprehensive guide to the 430 species that live in or regularly visit Europe. There are at least six illustrations of each species, including the bird in flight and at rest. Symbols show at a glance in which habitats each bird can be found and at what time of year each is present.


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Biography

Peter Hayman is one of the best-known and most authoritative ornithologists, bird artists and authors in Europe, renowned for his uniquely meticulous approach to bird illustration. His previous books include the best-selling Birdwatchers' Pocket Guide (Mitchell Beazley), Shorebirds of the World (Helm) and The Illustrated Guide to the Birds of South Africa (New Holland/Straak). He lives in Suffolk. Rob Hume has been editor of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' award-winning Birds magazine since 1989. He has written several ornithological books including Discovering Birds, Observer's Birds, Focus on Birdwatching, and Birds by Character. For 10 years he was a member and Chairman of the national British Birds Rarities Committee that scrutinises reports of rare birds in Britain, and in 1973 he discovered a new species for Britain, the American ring-billed gull. He lives in Befordshire.

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