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Photographic Handbook of the Rare Birds of Britain and Europe

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Photographic Handbook Series

By: Dominic Mitchell and Steve Young

191 pages, 683 col photos

New Holland Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 2 | #94209 | ISBN: 1859740537
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About this book

This is a comprehensive collection of descriptions and photographs of the rare birds that have occured in Europe over the last fifty years. Detailed field descriptions of 267 birds accompany a unique collection of photographs, gathered from first-class bird photographers throughout the region, illustrating the actual rarity sightings themselves. Accurate and up-to-date this complete photographic record includes all the uncommon birds from frequent vagrants to the most exciting rarities. Each description includes details of habit and range, characteristic plumage and behavioural features and details of each and every occurrence throughout Europe. Assembled with up-to-date information supplied by the leading Rarity Committees throughout the region, this book is an indispensable and visually stunning record of all the rare birds seen in Europe in the last fifty years.

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