As new hardcover in dust jacket. Lightly bumped corners and fading to spine of dust jacket. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume VIII: Crows to Finches. Corvidae (crows and allies); Sturnidae (starlings); Passeridae (sparrows, rock sparrows, snow finches); Ploceidae (weavers and allies); Estrildidae (waxbills, rassfinches, mannikins); Vireonidae (vireos); Fringillidae (finches); Carduelinae (typical finches). Descriptions of 73 species, with details of field characters, habitat, distribution, mortality, population, movements, social behaviour, breeding, voice, plumages, moults, and geographical variation. Color plates.