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A state-of-the-art, popular level photographic field guide covering close to 300 species.

Hume, Rob / Still, Robert / Swash, Andy / Harrop, Hugh / Tipling, David

British Birds

A Pocket Guide

Series:WILDGuides 30


    39,95 € / $45.00 / £35.00*

    eBook (PDF)
    Publication Date:
    September 2019
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    Aims and Scope

    A carefully designed and lavishly illustrated photographic guide

    This innovative and carefully designed photographic guide provides a concise introduction to the identification of the 246 birds most likely to be seen in Great Britain and Ireland. It is the perfect book for anyone wanting to put a name to the birds in their garden, local area or on visits farther afield. Packed with hundreds of stunning photos showing the birds in their many variations, and written and designed by a team of experienced birdwatchers, this is the ideal companion for anyone interested in learning more about the wild birds around us.

    • Covers the 246 birds most likely to be seen, plus another 30 or so scarce but regular migrants
    • Carefully designed to be user-friendly and accessible
    • Lavishly illustrated with more than 1,000 stunning colour photographs
    • Easy to use and written in plain English


    272 pages
    1,600 color illus., 248 maps, 259 silhouettes

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    Rob Hume is a freelance writer, editor and artist, with more than thirty books on birds to his name. Robert Still is publishing director of WILDGuides and a prolific natural history author. Andy Swash is managing director of WILDGuides and a well-known wildlife photographer and author. Hugh Harrop is an award-winning photographer and the owner of the ecotourism business Shetland Wildlife. David Tipling is one of the world's most widely published wildlife photographers and the author or commissioned photographer of many books. The five are also coauthors of the highly acclaimed Britain’s Birds (Princeton WILDGuides).

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