The second, revised edition of A Complete Identification Book of the Birds in the European Part of Russia is the most comprehensive and colourful guide to the birds of European Russia. It contains photographs illustrating every species described, including all of the major plumages depending on season and age. A Complete Identification Book of the Birds in the European Part of Russia covers 486 nesting, wintering and migrating species which amounts to more than half of all bird species found in Russia. Textboxes for every given species describes its plumage, vocalization and biological features, such as migration and nesting dates, reproduction, and feeding habits, as well as highlights the species' distinction from similar ones. Distribution maps for every species of the European Russia are included.