This major guide improves on the original by now comprehensively covering 153 species, with descriptions of ageing and sexing methods, moult, biometrics and racial differences. It complements Lars Svensson's Identification Guide to European Passerines and now includes European wader species from the BTO's Guide to the Identification and Ageing of Holarctic Waders. This book is an invaluable reference for bird ringers, keen birders and feather enthusiasts, alike.
Identification, ageing and sexing of over 153 non-passerine species
Completely revised from the 1993 edition
All illustrations now in colour
Incorporates new and updated information for 31 European wader species from the BTO’s Guide to the Identification and Ageing of Holarctic Waders
463 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, colour tables