Rob Hume is a writer, editor, artist, identification expert, and bird tour leader, and is much in demand for his expertise on birds. Rob has worked for the RSPB for 23 years, and now edits the society's magazine, Birds.
Table of Contents
How this book works. Introduction: evolution; anatomy; life cycle; courtship and mating; nests and eggs; plumage; flight; feeding; song and calls; migration; western Palearctic; wetlands; estuaries and low-lying coasts; rocky coasts, islands and the open sea; the far north; northern mountains and moorlands; southern mountains and crags; lowland heath and Mediterranean scrub; farmland and grassland; forest and woodland; gardens, parks and towns; watching birds; conservation. Species guide: 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; larks; martins and swallows; pipits and wagtails; wrens, dippers, waxwings and accentors; chats and thrushes; warblers and allies; flycatchers; tits and allies; nuthatches, wallcreeper and treecreepers; shrikes; orioles; crows; starlings; sparrows; finches; buntings; rare species; vagrants.
RSPB Complete Birds of Britain & Europe by Rob Hume
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