Collecting together descriptions and photographs of the rare birds that have occurred in Europe in recent times, this second edition includes a 12-page supplementary section featuring rarities sighted in Britain and Europe up to 1997. Field descriptions of 284 species include information on habit and range, characteristic plumage and behavioural features, and details of each occurrence throughout Europe. These accompany 720 photographs which illustrate the actual sightings themselves.
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Dominic Mitchell is the publisher and editor of "Birdwatch" Britain's leading magazine for avid birders. An active field ornithologist, he has traveled widely in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and North and South America. He has a particular interest in identification and rare birds.Review:
"Brilliantly sharp photographs...excellent species texts...a book that belongs in every birder's personal library." -- Birdwatcher's Yearbook
"This is a great book: Thank you!...Photographs as good as most of these are immensely valuable...an excellent compilation." -- British Birds
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Descripción New Holland Books, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 723 color photos of 284 species. Nº de ref. de la librería 10116