The ultimate reference book for avid bird enthusiasts. This edition features expanded text and additional vibrant colour illustrations, ensuring it is an indispensable resource for every birdwatcher.
Inside the book, you will find comprehensive information that will enable you to identify any bird species at any time of the year. It covers various aspects including size, habitat, range, identification characteristics, and vocalizations. Each species entry is accompanied by a distribution map and a range of illustrations depicting the bird in its different plumages, whether it's the male, female, immature, in flight, at rest, or feeding.
Furthermore, each bird group is accompanied by an introduction that addresses the key challenges encountered in identifying or observing them. Whether it's organizing a sea watching trip, distinguishing birds of prey in flight, or identifying hybrid ducks, this guide provides answers to common birdwatching queries and more.
The combination of authoritative text, up-to-date distribution maps, and exquisite illustrations within a single volume makes this book the ultimate field guide. It is an essential companion for birdwatchers, ensuring it finds a prominent place on every bookshelf and becomes a trusted companion on all your birdwatching adventures.