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History / Natural History- Birds. / Complete Birds of Britain and Europe by Rob Hume
Saturday, January 31, 2015
- Book Title: Complete Birds of Britain and Europe
- Author: Rob Hume
- ISBN: 0751373540
- Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
- Year Published: 2002
- Our Price: £25.30 GBP ($38.20 USD)
- Description: Dorling Kindersley 2002: decorative hard cover in matching dust jacket: approximately 8 by in 11.75 inches tall: 480 pages including index: colour illustrations, diagrams and maps. Synopsis: A comprehensive guide to the birds of Britain and Europe including approximately 800 bird species from the Western Palearctic Region (Great Britain, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa) with species organised in three sections : the 321 most commonly seen European species; 200 less common birds; and rare birds and peripheral species, i.e.visitors, and birds of North Africa and the Middle East. Description of main features and essential character of each species; calls and songs; type of nest and its usual location; eggs in clutch, broods in a year; food; average lifespan; conservation status; flight patterns; maps showing range and seasonal movements; common names; and identification of similar looking species are included. The species described are : -- Divers and Grebes. Petrels and Shearwaters. Gannets, Cormorants, and Pelicans Bitterns and Herons. Storks. Flamingos. Wildfowl. Birds of prey. Gamebirds. Rails, Crakes and Coots. Cranes and Bustards. Waders. Skuas, Gulls and Terns. Auks. Pigeons and Doves. Cuckoos. Owls. Nightjars. Swifts. Kingfishers, Bee- Eaters, Rollers, and Hoopoe . Woodpeckers and Wryneck . Martins and Swallows. Pipits and Wagtails. Wrens, Dippers, Waxwings and Accentors. Chats and Song Thrushes. Warblers and Allies. Flycatchers. Tits and Allies. Nuthatches, Wallcreeper, and Treecreepers. Shrikes. Orioles . Crows. Starlings. Sparrows. Finches. Buntings. Rare species. Vagrants. CONDITION; Very clean and good overall/as new. Please note a heavy book incurring postal surcharge.
- Condition: Collectable- Like New
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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