A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe by Roger Tory Peterson

A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

Roger Tory Peterson and Guy Mountfort
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  • ISBN
    9780618166756 / 0618166750
  • Title A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe
  • Author Roger Tory Peterson and Guy Mountfort
  • Category Wildlife: Birds & Birdwatching
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2001
  • Pages 512
  • Publisher
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
  • Edition
    5th
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 120mm x 6mm x 185mm

Annotation

With 364 range maps and 96 color plates portraying 548 species, this is the classic field guide to European birds. Covering 698 species, the descriptive text includes information on geographical races, vagrants, and introduced species. Confusing species such as waders, raptors, and warblers have additional notes on how to distinguish them.

Author Biography

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe