Identification guide covering all the bird species to have occurred in the European region. The species are covered by family, with each family introduction followed by the relevant colour plates and species accounts and for 625 species there are detailed colour maps within the text.
Drawing on their unrivaled field experience in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, authors Mark Beaman and Steve Madge have combined forces with some of Europe's finest bird artists to produce the region's most comprehensive bird guide ever. The book covers nearly nine hundred species, with color illustrations showing the main plumage stages and subspecies, and an extensive yet concise text explaining all aspects of identification as well as status and habitat. Large detailed maps offering distributional information have been designed for easy use by beginning and expert birdwatchers alike.
During the compilation of this book, Beaman and Madge traveled throughout the region, from Iceland and Siberia, to the Cape Verde Islands, Egypt, and Georgia. Their field experience is reflected in the breadth and accuracy of the information presented in this guide. The innovative design of this book allows for a thorough treatment of difficult or littleknown groups. In fact, far more plumages are illustrated and discussed in this book than in other field guides, making An Identification Guide to the Birds of Europe and the Western Palearctic an indispensable resource for all serious birdwatchers.About the Author:
Mark Beaman, who has traveled throughout the world studying birds, is the author of Palearctic Birds and A Guide to the Birds of Malta. He is the founder of one of Europe's largest bird tour companies, Birdquest. Steve Madge, a partner in Limosa Holidays, has guided bird tours on all of the continents. His books include Wildfowl/Waterfowl, which was voted "Best Bird Book of the Year" by British Birds magazine in 1988.
Descrizione libro HELM, 1998. LEGATURA EDITORIALE. Condizione libro: NUOVO. Very Good, as new. Hardcover in very good condition. A comprehensive identification handbook with information for nearly 900 species. 357 color plates, and range maps PP 868 CM 17X24 RILEGATO. Codice libro della libreria 9780713639605