Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds: Passerines: : A Photographic Guide
Hadoram Shirihai & Lars Svensson
Available from early July 2018. This unique and spectacular book is the most complete and comprehensive photographic guide to the avifauna of the Western Palearctic. Written by two of the world's most respected ornithologists, this book contains the most up-to-date information available on bird identification covering all aspects of plumage, moult, ageing, sexing, voice, habitat, seasonal and altitudinal movements, distribution and behaviour. The exceptionally well informed and fully referenced text is backed up by a stunning collection of almost 3,000 photographs, illustrating all species and distinct subspecies, in flight and at rest, and in a range of plumages.
This is volume 1, Volume 2 Non-passerines is scheduled for 2020. c1200 pages.
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