The Raptors of Europe and the Middle East: A Handbook of Field Identification

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Christopher Helm, 2007 - Falconiformes - 589 pages
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This book presents the most complete and up to date guide to therecognition of the diurnal raptors of Europe and the Middle East yetpublished. It is written by an acknowledged expert, the author of manydefinitive identification articles and veteran of countless tours andexpeditions. Over 700 high quality colour photographs have beenspecially chosen to show the plumages of each age and sex class ofevery species found in Europe and the Middle East, back up by adetailed text enabling birdwatchers to get to grips with even the mostdifficult species. The photographs are complemented by almost 100drawings focussing on particular identification details, and the wholeis fully referenced with a list of nearly 300 key papers and articles.This book sets a new standard for raptor watching and identification inEurope and further afield.

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About the author (2007)

Dick Forsman is a freelance ornithologist who runs his own

bird-watching tour company. His never-ending search for raptors often

takes him abroad, Spain and the Middle East being his favourite


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