Field guide to British birds, garden & countryside

  • 192 Pages
  • 4.50 MB
  • English
Octopus , London
Birds -- Great Britain -- Identifica
StatementRobert Burton ; colour plates by Tim Hayward.
ContributionsHayward, Tim.
LC ClassificationsQL690.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22396078M
ISBN 10070642090X

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Stunning illustrations and the. This is the ideal companion for learning about the birds in your garden, featuring species profiles of all the species you are likely to see, and a wealth of useful advice about attracting birds to your garden and what to feed them.

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The Pocket Guide to British Birds, 2nd edition is a brand new edition of the best-selling field guide from the RSPB. It is compact, informative and beautifully illustrated, and features of the most common birds found in Britain.

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Terence Lambert is a British wildlife painter.

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His work has been reproduced in more than forty publications. Terence is married to a school headmistress/principal and has four daughters, one of whom, Kate "Kato" Lambert, is a successful model and fashion designer in the United States.

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A Field Guide To The Birds Of The British Isles by. Elizabeth Balmer. avg rating — 17 ratings. score: 78, and 1 person voted The Ladybird Book of Garden Birds by. John Leigh-Pemberton.

avg rating — 22 ratings. score: 64, and 1 person voted.A photographic field guide by Michael Chinery to all the common and some unusual species of insects across Britain & Ireland that the keen amateur naturalist is likely to spot.

Over 1, species are illustrated with detailed photographs chosen for their help in identification.

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