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Birds (Collins Gem)
     

Birds (Collins Gem)

by Jim Flegg
 

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The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.This is the perfect pocket guide for keen birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts to identify the most commonly seen species in Britain and Europe.Authoritative text and beautiful photographs show the distinguishing features of each bird, including notes

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The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.This is the perfect pocket guide for keen birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts to identify the most commonly seen species in Britain and Europe.Authoritative text and beautiful photographs show the distinguishing features of each bird, including notes on appearance, colour and distinctive features, and information on juveniles, range and habitat, nests, call and breeding sites.In addition, an extensive introduction covers general information on plumage, habitats and migration, and gives first-time birdwatchers advice on what equipment to buy and where to go to spot the most desirable species.This new edition builds on the strengths of the unrivalled original, covering over 200 species of bird found in Britain and Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007448579
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/12/2012
Series:
Collins Gem
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
64 MB
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Meet the Author

Dr Jim Flegg OBE is an acknowledged authority on the subject of ornithology and a zoologist by profession. He has written many books on birds and presented Birds of the Week for Radio 4.

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