RSPB Handboook of Scottish Birds


by Peter Holden, Stuart Housden

‘It is difficult to imagine a better introduction to the birds of Scotland’ – British Ornithologists Union

‘A must-have book for anyone interested in birds, beginner or otherwise’ – Highland News

Paperback: 256 pages

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009 (new edit. 2016)

Language: English

1 in stock

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The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever.

Over 250 species are covered in detail with each account including information on identification, voice, habits, habitat, food, breeding, ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation. More than 1,000 superb colour illustrations by the world’s leading bird artists are integrated into the text for easy reference. This second edition features newly added Gaelic names, updated distribution maps, and also incorporates the latest information on the conservation status of each species.

  • Concise text offers a ‘biography’of each species in a simple, non-technical language
  • Practical, easy-to-use format
  • Updated distribution maps show resident species, summer and winter visitors, and passage migrants

Additional information

Dimensions 13.5 × 1.4 × 21.6 cm

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