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Birds of Britain and Europe (1954)

by Roger Tory Peterson

Other authors: P.A.D. Hollom, G. Mountfort

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Series: Peterson Field Guides (8)

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I've had this book since 1970. It is difficult to use being that the info on each species is spread out among 3 separate pages. I do use it because it gives the names of each bird in Dutch, German, French and Swedish.
  augustau | Feb 28, 2018 |
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  infopt2000 | Oct 12, 2017 |
Not my favorite European field guide. It suffers from some of the issues common to the Peterson guides - maps at the end of the book, which is just a big pain as far as I'm concerned. I'd recommend the Collins book (and a few others before this one, too). ( )
  herebedragons | Feb 11, 2007 |
Even after over 20 years this field guide is still the most indispensable book around for birding in the U.K. and Western Europe. ( )
  breeks | Mar 1, 2006 |
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Roger Tory Petersonprimary authorall editionscalculated
Hollom, P.A.D.secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mountfort, G.secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kist, J.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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She laments, sir,... her husband

goes this morning a-birding.

SHAKESPEARE - Merry Wives of Windsor
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To our long suffering wives
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In deze klassieker worden 526 soorten en 170 dwaalgasten besproken. Naast alle Europese soorten wordt - zij het in beknopte vorm - de aard en wijze van voorkomen van elke tot de Nederlandse lijst behorende soort beschreven. Dat maakt deze Peters Vogelgids tot een uniek naslagwerk. Met kleurenillustraties en verspreidingskaarten. 300 blz.,
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0395669227, Paperback)

With 364 range maps and 96 color plates portraying 548 species, this is the classic field guide to European birds. Covering 698 species, the descriptive text includes information on geographical races, vagrants, and introduced species. Confusing species such as waders, raptors, and warblers have additional notes on how to distinguish them.

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This classic birdwatchers' field guide provides a concise guide to the essential features of bird recognition. It gives prominence to key identification features so is ideal for beginners, as well as providing extensive coverage for more expert birdwatchers.… (more)

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