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Birds of Japan

Field / Identification GuideComing SoonSPECIAL OFFER

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Mark Brazil(Author)

416 pages, 189 plates with colour illustrations; colour photos, colour distribution maps

Christopher Helm

Paperback | Jun 2018 | #237711 | ISBN-13: 9781472913869
Available for pre-order: Due Jun 2018 Details
Pre-pub offer: £22.99 £29.99 (Save £7.00) $31/€26 approx

About this book

Japan is home to a spectacular and diverse range of birds, and this up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the species and subspecies found across the beautiful and fascinating Japanese archipelago. The authoritative text is accompanied by superb full-colour plates painted by an expert artist and covers all major plumage variations. Birds of Japan will ensure that this top birding destination is made accessible to all.

- The essential field guide to the region, covering 700 species recorded in Japan, including vagrants
- 189 superb colour plates with detailed identification text and accurate colour distribution maps on facing pages
- Species accounts cover key features, including distribution, habitat, identification and voice
- Colour maps show the breeding, wintering and migration distributions of all regularly occurring species

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Mark Brazil is an experienced field ornithologist who has had several previous books published including A Birdwatcher's Guide to Japan, The Birds of Japan (Helm) and The Whooper Swan (Poyser).

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