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The bestselling RSPB Handbook of British Birds is the most comprehensive reference for birdwatchers of all levels of interest and experience.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 9781472980267

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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The bestselling RSPB Handbook of British Birds is the most comprehensive reference for birdwatchers of all levels of interest and experience. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most accessible field guide to more than 300 bird species likely to be encountered in Britain and Ireland. Alongside artworks depicting all common plumages, the detailed text describes each bird's behaviour, habitat, voice, breeding biology, longevity and seasonal movements, as well as other useful information. The guide also includes UK population trends and up-to-date distribution maps. Completely revised and updated, this fifth edition also features new artwork and comparison spreads, additional rarities, the most recent taxonomic order, as well as each species' conservation status, a summary of the threats UK species are currently facing and details of what conservationists are doing to help.
2021-03-23 By Peter Holden

This enhanced epub version of the fourth edition of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for tablets, it features the Handbook in crisp, clear high-resolution.

Author: Tim Cleeves

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781472910103

Category: Science

Page: 288

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RSPB Handbook of British Birds – the bestselling guide of its kind, covering a total of 272 British species – just got even better. This enhanced epub version of the fourth edition of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for tablets, it features the Handbook in crisp, clear high-resolution. Its pages contain 1,200 colour illustrations, plus seven comparison spreads, with comprehensive text on identification, habitats, food, breeding and conservation, and accurate range maps. In addition, the epub edition features songs, calls and other sounds from each species, making this the ultimate one-stop resources for anyone interested in identifying and learning more about the birds they see. This collection of images and sounds represents a step change in the way birdwatchers operate. No more carrying heavy books into the field; no more trying to remember sounds days later, while all other methods for taking sounds into the field are consigned to the dustbin. The RSPB Handbook of British Birds e-book provides a complete field-based ID solution – no birdwatcher will want to be without it. (Note: Audio may not play on all devices. Please check your user manual for details).
2014-07-31 By Tim Cleeves

Provides a 'biography' of each of the 300 commonest British bird species. This guide covers all aspects of field identification, using illustrations.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Helm

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123145323

Category: Birds

Page: 304

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Provides a 'biography' of each of the 300 commonest British bird species. This guide covers all aspects of field identification, using illustrations. It also covers behaviour, breeding biology, population, status, longevity and other facts about the species concerned.
2006 By Peter Holden

A compact and superbly illustrated reference for Scottish birds covering the 240 most common species in detail.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408112328

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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A compact and superbly illustrated reference for Scottish birds covering the 240 most common species in detail.
2009-06-04 By Peter Holden

Bird Atlas 2007–11: The Breeding and Wintering Birds of Britain and Ireland. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford. Beaman, M. and Madge, S. 1998. The Handbook of Bird Identification. Christopher Helm, London. British Birds monthly ...

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472980120

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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The bestselling RSPB Handbook of British Birds is the most comprehensive reference for birdwatchers of all levels of interest and experience. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most accessible field guide to more than 300 bird species likely to be encountered in Britain and Ireland. Alongside artworks depicting all common plumages, the detailed text describes each bird's behaviour, habitat, voice, breeding biology, longevity and seasonal movements, as well as other useful information. The guide also includes UK population trends and up-to-date distribution maps. Completely revised and updated, this fifth edition also features new artwork and comparison spreads, additional rarities, the most recent taxonomic order, as well as each species' conservation status, a summary of the threats UK species are currently facing and details of what conservationists are doing to help.
2021-01-21 By Peter Holden

This handbook of birds covers the 275 most common British birds in detail. The text is complemented with illustrations and artwork taken from Handbook of Bird Identification, and there are distribution maps for each species.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Helm

ISBN: 0713657138

Category: Birds

Page: 303

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This handbook of birds covers the 275 most common British birds in detail. The text is complemented with illustrations and artwork taken from Handbook of Bird Identification, and there are distribution maps for each species.
2002 By Peter Holden

The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472943828

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever. Over 250 species are covered in detail with each account including information on identification, voice, habits, habitat, food, breeding, ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation. More than 1,000 superb colour illustrations by some of the world's leading bird artists are integrated into the text for easy reference. This second edition features newly added Gaelic names, updated distribution maps, and also incorporates the latest information on the conservation status of each species. - Concise text offers a 'biography' of each species in simple, non-technical language - Practical, easy-to-use format - Updated distribution maps show resident species, summer and winter visitors, and passage migrants
2016-07-28 By Peter Holden

This lively new book aims to give readers a broad understanding of 'how birds work' from their physical make-up to courtship and breeding, social activity and their spread and travels.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472932242

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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Even if you are an enthusiastic bird watcher, the details of how birds fly, why they behave as they do, how they breed and their extraordinary travels can seem very mysterious. This lively new book aims to give readers a broad understanding of 'how birds work' from their physical make-up to courtship and breeding, social activity and their spread and travels. Readers will be able to interpret the kind of bird activity and behaviour that they see and hear in their gardens as well as in the wider countryside and on nature reserves. Designed for the general interest reader and written in a lively and accessible style, the book is presented as a series of beautifully illustrated page spreads, enhanced by fully captioned photographs and with case studies of individual species of British and European birds.
2016-01-28 By Peter Holden

This friendly handbook is full of practical advice on attracting wildlife to your garden, and encouraging creatures to stick around, as well as expert tips on green gardening, seasonal planting and garden predators.

Author: Peter Holden

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472955005

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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This friendly handbook is full of practical advice on attracting wildlife to your garden, and encouraging creatures to stick around, as well as expert tips on green gardening, seasonal planting and garden predators. Colour photographs illustrate hundreds of mammals, birds, insects, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians, flowers, trees, shrubs and fungi, while the comprehensive text explains everything you need to cultivate a haven for nature. The new edition includes additional species as well as fully updated text describing the diverse wildlife that can be found in British gardens. Finally, a DIY chapter is packed with projects for your garden, from building bat boxes to digging your own pond.
2018-02-22 By Peter Holden

Birds of Scotland. Scottish Ornithologists' Club, East Lothian. Glue, D. E. 1972. Bird Prey Taken by British Owls. Bird Study 19: 2, 91-96. Holden, P. and Cleeves, T. 2006 (2nd Edition). RSPB Handbook of British Birds.

Author: Marianne Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472932259

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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This book is a celebration of British raptors, with 200 stunning colour photographs. An authoritative text examines the biology and ecology of each species, following their fortunes as British breeding birds from historical times to the present day. This book will serve as a showcase of these fabulous birds and highlight the diverse work of the RSPB in ensuring their survival.
2016-04-07 By Marianne Taylor