The new updated edition of this definitive field guide to the birds of Europe, with revised text and maps and added illustrations. Covers all 722 species found in the region as well as 23 introduced species or variants and 103 very rare visitors. Detailed species accounts, every species and all major plumage variations illustrated, color distribution maps.
Since it was first published a decade ago, Birds of Europe has become the definitive field guide to the diverse bird life found in Europe. Now this superb guide has been brought fully up to date with revised text and maps along with added illustrations.
Uniquely designed for easy use in the field, this expanded edition covers all 772 species; more than 3,500 full-color illustrations depict every species and all major plumage variations, and color distribution maps provide breeding, wintering, and migration ranges for every species. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, voice, habitat, range, and size. Complete with an introduction to each group of birds that addresses major problems of observation and identification, this new edition is the ultimate field guide to Europe's fascinating birdlife.
Lars Svensson is one of Europe's foremost field ornithologists. Dan Zetterström and Killian Mullarney are two of Europe's leading bird artists.
NOTE: In Europe, this same book was published by HarperCollins under the title Collins Bird Guide. Princeton University Press purchased the U.S. rights and published the exact same content with a different cover.