The Complete Guide to the Birdlife of Britain and Europe

The Complete Guide to the Birdlife of Britain and Europe

by Peter Hayman, Rob Hume


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588340887
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 09/17/2002
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.81(w) x 12.03(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Peter Hayman is widely acclaimed for his uniquely meticulous approach to bird illustration. He has contributed to many books including Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa (1995).

Rob Hume has been the editor of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' award-winning Birds magazine since 1989.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 How to use this book Chapter 3 The parts of a bird Chapter 4 How this book was created Chapter 5 How to identify birds Chapter 6 The living bird Chapter 7 The families of birds Chapter 8 Bird habitats of Europe Chapter 9 What you need to watch birds Chapter 10 Useful contacts Part 11 Divers and Grebes Part 12 Shearwaters, Cormorants, and Gannets Part 13 Herons and Pelicans Part 14 Wildfowl Part 15 Birds of Prey Part 16 Gamebirds, Crakes, and Rails Part 17 Waders Part 18 Gulls, Terns, and Auks Part 19 Sandgrouse, Pigeons, and Cuckoos Part 20 Owls Part 21 Swifts, Woodpeckers, and allies Part 22 Larks, Swallows, and Pipits Part 23 Wrens and allies Part 24 Thrushes and Chats Part 25 Warblers and Flycatchers Part 26 Tits, Treecreepers, and Nuthatches Part 27 Shrikes, Starlings, and Crows Part 28 Sparrows, Finches, and Buntings Part 29 Glossary

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