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A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Peterson Field Guide Series)

Roger Tory Peterson Institute

A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Peterson Field Guide Series)

by Roger Tory Peterson Institute

  • 64 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin (P) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7466141M
ISBN 100395344166
ISBN 109780395344163
OCLC/WorldCa9647074

The series was created and edited by renowned ornithologist Roger Tory Peterson (–). His inaugural volume was the classic book A Field Guide to the Birds, published (as were all subsequent volumes) by the Houghton Mifflin Company. Britain’s Birds will be enjoyed, valued and constantly referred to by all bird watchers—whether beginner, experienced or professional. This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date and practical bird book of modern times, featuring an unrivalled selection of photographs that show all .

British English (en-UK), with bird names in Latin (la), Dutch (nl), French (fr), German (de), Swedish (sw) and North American English (en-US) From the Book Cover For nearly 40 years the 'Peterson' guide has been the standard field guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe, providing a concise guide to the essential features of bird recognition. This new field guide by Mark Golley covers of the species regularly seen in Britain and Ireland and is intended for beginners, as well as those with a little bit more experience. The short introduction covers the plumage details of a bird and a section covering the various habitats found in the region. The latter is well worth reading as it includes some useful tips on how.

If you’re going to use your field guide to identify birds in your backyard, size and weight aren’t major issues, so feel free to buy a hardcover or large paperback book. If you intend to bring your guide along while backpacking or hiking, you’ll be happier with a small, lightweight guide that covers just the birds you’re most likely to. National Geographic's Field Guide to the Birds of North America and. Peterson Field Guides, Birds of Eastern and Central North America and Birds of Western North America. Below we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each, plus other popular bird ID field guides and birding apps, so you can choose which one best fits your.


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A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Peterson Field Guide Series) by Roger Tory Peterson Institute Download PDF EPUB FB2

I recommend A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Britain & Northern Europe, by Peter Goodfellow and Paul Sterry (Beaufoy Books), which is much easier to use. It helped me identify almost all of the birds I saw on a trip to Russia and Scandinavia, as well as the birds which attacked the Pope's doves in Rome (a hooded crow and a yellow-legged gull).Cited by: For nearly 40 years, the Paterson Guide has been the standard field guide to British and European birds.

No other book provides such a simple, concise guide to the essential features of bird recognition, enabling precise identification based on comparisons with other species and on distinctive field marks.

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Start by marking “Field Guide To The Birds Of Britain And Europe (Field Guides)” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving. Want to Read. Currently Reading/5. Relaunched fifth edition of the classic guide, which describes and illustrates species, plus accidentals.

It gives prominence to key identification features, so is ideal for beginners, but also provides detailed coverage, for example on how to identify birds in flight. `The best field guide for use in Europe' British Birds. The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe.

Field / Identification Guide SPECIAL OFFER. By: Lars Svensson (Author), Killian Mullarney (Illustrator), Dan Zetterström (Illustrator), Peter J Grant (Contributor), David A Christie (Translated by) pages, + colour illustrations, colour distribution Range: £ - £   Buy A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Peterson Field Guides) 5 by Roger Tory Peterson, Guy Mountfort, P.

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Peterson, Roger., Guy Mountfort & P. Hollom. Published by Collins., London. An illustrated guide to the birds of Britain. The book covers nearly breeding birds and regular visitors, as well as over occasional visitors, described and painted as an aid to identification. It contains general information about songs, habitats, nests, feeding and migration.

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Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peterson, Roger Tory, Field guide to the birds of Britain and Europe. Get this from a library. A field guide to the birds of Britain and Europe.

[Roger Tory Peterson; Guy Mountfort; P A D Hollom]. I recommend A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Britain & Northern Europe, by Peter Goodfellow and Paul Sterry (Beaufoy Books), which is much easier to use. It helped me identify almost all of the birds I saw on a trip to Russia and Scandinavia, as well as the birds which attacked the Pope's doves in Rome (a hooded crow and a yellow-legged gull)/5.

The definitive guide - not just to the birds of Britain, but also to those of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Stunning illustrations and the most comprehensive text. Not for. With expanded text and additional colour illustrations, the second edition of the hugely successful Collins Bird Guide is a must for every birdwatcher.

The book provides all the information needed to identify any species at any time of the year, covering size, habitat, range, identification and voice.

Accompanying every species entry is a distribution map and illustrations showing the species in all the major. Birdwatching field guides for Britain and nds of new and used bird l history, birding gear,Post Free UK. Everything for the natural history at discount Bird News, latest news, competitions field guides for Britain & Europe Massive range both new and used at discount prices.

Birder's world's biggest ornithology marketplace. A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europeby Peterson, Mountfort, and Hollom (hereinafter, the "Peterson guide") was a pretty poor publication going into the s.

It looked much like the Peterson guide for eastern North America from the s. The plates were in the central section of the book, not opposite the text.

Tick more than birds off your list with this clear, easy-to-use photographic field guide. This compact field guide features the highest quality photographs, capturing the beauty of more than bird species and making bird identification effortless.

Each bird's entry includes clear images at re. A Field Guide to the Birds was so popular because of its simple approach. Rather than full descriptions of species, it focused on field marks and schematic illustrations by the author, who was also an artist.

Inventively, he provided clear visual clues to differentiate between types. Birds of Europe: Second Edition is the best field guide I have yet seen and surpasses even David Sibley's excellent work If you are birding in Europe, if you want to seek out European vagrants in North America, or if you just want to look at better illustrations of Europe's avifauna, this is the guide.

"This easy-to-use RSPB pocket companion to European and British birds is the ideal field guide for novice birdwatchers and experienced birders alike. From frequently seen garden birds to some of the more elusive birds of prey, discover over species of bird found in the UK and Europe with RSPB Pocket Birds of Britain and Europe.

Learn all.tching - Field Guides to Birds in Europe. Field Guide FAQ. One of the commoner questions in the group is which bird books are recommended. This is a compilation and summary by Gordon Hamlett of comments made by members of the group on all the various field guides to birds that were available for the UK in – fifteen of them!