From owls to auks, from Kingfishers to pipits, find out everything you need to know about the birds we see every day.
RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe is a necessary addition to any birdwatching enthusiasts collection, from experienced to beginner. The fifth edition features clearer images and has been updated to follow the latest taxonomic changes. Flick through the highest quality photography, bringing over 500 bird species to life on the page, as well as detailed profiles of some of the most well-known birds in Europe, such as swallows, storks, and woodpeckers. Authenticated by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, this really is the ultimate guide to our local birds.
An audio CD with 99 recordings of bird songs is included in the back of the book.
Writer, editor, artist and identification expert, Rob Hume is a lifelong birdwatcher who worked for the RSPB for over 30 years and edited the RSPB's award-winning Birds magazine, which has a readership of 1.8 million.
" [...] colourful and well-designed and is a valuable guide to rookie and experienced birders"