A compact and informative field guide which covers over 200 of the most common birds found in Britain and features concise descriptions of each bird's main characteristics including plumage, calls and song, confusion species, habitat, distribution and status, and behaviours. It includes detailed artworks highlighted by author Simon Harrap's new text. This easy-to-use guide features 40 new species, colour distribution maps throughout and has a revised introduction.
Simon Harrap is a well-known, professional naturalist and birder. He has led birdwatching holidays for almost 20 years and is a regular contributor to birding magazines and journals. He is the author of Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers (Helm), and co-author of Where to Watch Birds in Britain (Helm) and Orchids of Britain and Ireland (A&C Black). He has recently set up a company with his wife to run nature breaks in Norfolk, his home county.