Book of British Birds

By Drive Publications (editor),

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Book of British Birds. Second Edition. [Hardcover] DRIVE PUBLICATIONS

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1 author picked Book of British Birds as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

The Book of British Birds is one of several comprehensive reference books produced around half a century ago for the Reader’s Digest. They were written without jargon and have become classics. The illustrations in this bird volume are excellent, with bird-by-bird descriptions, followed by a range of fascinating topics, such as how birds care for their plumage, camouflage, how they sleep, and courtship displays. Some information is now itself history – who would have thought (for example) that the ubiquitous starling is now on the Red List of UK birds?

From Lesley's list on the history of British birds.

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