RSPB Handbook of British Birds

Peter Holden
AUD $29.95
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This is a completely revised and updated edition of the best selling RSPB Handbook of British Birds. This unique guide provides a 'biography' of each of the 300 commonest British bird species. It covers all aspects of field identification, using illustrations from the highly acclaimed Handbook of Bird Identification to show all common plumage forms. The text also covers behaviour, breeding biology, population, status, longevity and any other interesting facts about the species concerned. A detailed distribution map is provided for each species. The RSPB Handbook provides a complete, single source of basic information to our most familiar birds.

Author bio:

Peter Holden was formerly the head of the junior arm of the RSPB. He is the author of several bird books aimed at younger birders and beginners. Tim Cleeves also works for the RSPB and is the co-author of Birds New to Britain.

Category: Natural history
ISBN: 9780713675603
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Imprint: Helm Ornithonoly
Pub Date: September 2006
Page Extent: 304
Format: Book
Subject: Wildlife: birds & birdwatching