The Resource Britains birds : an identification guide to the birds of Britain and Ireland, Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling, (electronic resource/)

Britains birds : an identification guide to the birds of Britain and Ireland, Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling, (electronic resource/)

Label
Britains birds : an identification guide to the birds of Britain and Ireland
Title
Britains birds
Title remainder
an identification guide to the birds of Britain and Ireland
Statement of responsibility
Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Britains Birds will be enjoyed and valued by everyone, from beginner to experienced birder. One of the most comprehensive, up-to-date and practical bird books of modern times, it features an unrivalled selection of photographs showing all the plumages you are likely to see. Focusing on identification, and containing maps, facts and figures on numbers and distributions, this breakthrough publication was devised by a team of lifelong birdwatchers, all with many years experience of showing people birds and producing user-friendly field guides.Comprehensive coverage of every bird recorded in Britain and IrelandThe only photographic guide to show all plumages likely to be encounteredMore than 2,700 superb colour photographs carefully selected to show key identification featuresDetailed guidance to help you identify any bird you seeLatest information on status, population, distribution and conservation designations
Member of
Dewey number
598.0941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL690.G7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
WildGuides
Label
Britains birds : an identification guide to the birds of Britain and Ireland, Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling, (electronic resource/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Contents; Introduction ; THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS ; Wildfowl (swans, geese, ducks) ; Cormorants, divers and grebes ; Seabirds (Gannet, Fulmar, shearwaters, petrels) ; Rare seabirds ; Gulls and terns ; Skuas ; Auks (puffins, guillemots, Razorbill, murrelets)
  • Waders (plovers, sandpipers, curlews, godwits, snipe and related species) Vagrant waders ; Large waterside birds (herons, bitterns, egrets, ibis, Spoonbill, cranes, storks) ; Bustards ; Crakes and rails (includes Moorhen, coots, gallinules)
  • Pheasants, partridges, grouse and related species Pigeons and doves ; Sandgrouse ; Owls and nightjars ; Birds of prey (eagles, kites, Osprey, buzzards, harriers, hawks, falcons and related species) ; Kingfishers, cuckoos, Hoopoe, bee-eaters, Roller and parrot ; Woodpeckers
  • Aerial feeders (swifts, swallows, martins) Larks, pipits and wagtails ; Dipper, Wren, accentors, oriole, starlings and waxwings ; Thrushes, chats and wheatears ; Warblers, cisticola and crests ; Flycatchers ; Tits, nuthatches and creepers ; Shrikes
  • Crows (includes Jay, Magpie, Nutcracker) Sparrows and finches ; Buntings ; Vagrant landbirds from North America ; Birds of uncertain origin and escapes/introductions ; British & Irish Lists, status and legislation ; Acknowledgements and photo credits ; Index
Control code
ocn950697190
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 925337
  • 22573/ctt17xqtd9
Label
Britains birds : an identification guide to the birds of Britain and Ireland, Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Contents; Introduction ; THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS ; Wildfowl (swans, geese, ducks) ; Cormorants, divers and grebes ; Seabirds (Gannet, Fulmar, shearwaters, petrels) ; Rare seabirds ; Gulls and terns ; Skuas ; Auks (puffins, guillemots, Razorbill, murrelets)
  • Waders (plovers, sandpipers, curlews, godwits, snipe and related species) Vagrant waders ; Large waterside birds (herons, bitterns, egrets, ibis, Spoonbill, cranes, storks) ; Bustards ; Crakes and rails (includes Moorhen, coots, gallinules)
  • Pheasants, partridges, grouse and related species Pigeons and doves ; Sandgrouse ; Owls and nightjars ; Birds of prey (eagles, kites, Osprey, buzzards, harriers, hawks, falcons and related species) ; Kingfishers, cuckoos, Hoopoe, bee-eaters, Roller and parrot ; Woodpeckers
  • Aerial feeders (swifts, swallows, martins) Larks, pipits and wagtails ; Dipper, Wren, accentors, oriole, starlings and waxwings ; Thrushes, chats and wheatears ; Warblers, cisticola and crests ; Flycatchers ; Tits, nuthatches and creepers ; Shrikes
  • Crows (includes Jay, Magpie, Nutcracker) Sparrows and finches ; Buntings ; Vagrant landbirds from North America ; Birds of uncertain origin and escapes/introductions ; British & Irish Lists, status and legislation ; Acknowledgements and photo credits ; Index
Control code
ocn950697190
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 925337
  • 22573/ctt17xqtd9

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