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A field guide to all the passerines or songbirds found from Britain, eastwards to Japan, and as far south as the Sahara and Himalayas. Perfect for the travelling birdwatcher!

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Collins Field Guide: Birds Of The Palearctic - Passerines by Norman Arlott

A field guide to all the passerines or songbirds found from Britain, eastwards to Japan, and as far south as the Sahara and Himalayas. Perfect for the travelling birdwatcher! This is the essential companion for the keen birdwatcher. Together with the volume on non-passerines, to be published in 2007, this book covers all the perching birds of the Palearctic, a zoographical area running from the British Isles eastwards to Japan, with its southern border marked by the Sahara, the Middle Eastern deserts, and the Himalayas. It covers the whole of the Russian Arctic, China, Tibet, Japan and the whole of Europe - the most popular bird watching area in the world. Every passerine species found in this wide area is illustrated in every plumage in which they can be seen in the wild. Author and illustrator Norman Arlott is one of the world's leading bird artists and has seen nearly all of the 1,800 species featured. The accompanying text concentrates on the specific characteristics and appearance of each species that allow identification in the field, including voice. Every species will also have a distribution map - in many cases the first time this has been compiled for the area.

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Collins Field Guide Reviews


'It's only small, but my goodness it makes your mouth water. Just look at all those babblers and warblers. It's like a big box of sweeties. A perfect present for a fellow bird-nut. Or then again, you could treat yourself., Rob Innes, Cage & Aviary Birds 'This book is worth buying for the magnificent artwork alone., Eric Brown, Kentish Times

About Norman Arlott


Wildlife artist Norman Arlott has illustrated nearly 100 books and his artwork regularly appears in magazines. He has designed special bird stamp issues for countries including Jamaica, Bahamas, Seychelles, British Virgin Islands, The Gambia, Malawi and Christmas Island. He has also led ornithology tours to East Africa.

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GOR005271061
Collins Field Guide: Birds Of The Palearctic - Passerines by Norman Arlott
Norman Arlott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2007-05-01
240
0007147058
9780007147052
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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