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Identification Guide to European Passerines

Field / Identification Guide

By: Lars Svensson(Author)

368 pages, b/w line drawings

British Trust for Ornithology

Paperback | Dec 1992 [2006 reprint] | Edition: 4 | #889 | ISBN: 9163011182
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About this book

The ringer's bible, completely revised and updated to include 229 species, with valid subspecies, of passerines regularly occurring in Europe, plus some rare vagrants. Data include wing formulae, measurements, plumage, and other criteria for determining sex and age. Also includes indices of English, Finnish, French, German and Swedish names. An invaluable text for any ringer or keen birder.

"[...] an excellent book."
– Jon King, IBIS


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