RSPB What’s That Bird?


This pocket guide features over 150 common European birds; habitat overviews show you what to look for and where; and commonly confused birds shown side by side for quick comparison and identification.

ISBN: 9781405393508 Author: , Publisher: Dorling Kindersley P Publication Date: 19th January 2012 Imprint: Dorling Kindersley Limited Cover: Paperback Dewey: 598.094 (edition:23) Pages: 128 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , , ,

Grab a pair of binoculars and this pocket guide to set off on an exciting adventure with nature!

Offering clear and concise instructions, What’s That Bird? is the ideal birdwatching manual, allowing you to identify with ease the feathered wild creatures in your backyard. With labelled photographs and information on identifying bird species handy, the budding birdwatcher need look no further. Produced in association with the Royal Society for Protection of Birds, this illustrated reference guide contains details of over 150 common bird species found across Britain and Europe.

Learn to identify birds by colour, size, shape, flight pattern, and sound, and find out the best season for spotting them as well as how to tell similar birds apart. What does a black redstart look like? Where can you find a sand martin? What markings does a dunnock have? Find answers to these and much more here.

The uncomplicated yet comprehensive descriptions by author and leading ornithological expert Rob Hume are accompanied by vibrant images that bring the birds to life. The useful bird-finder section clubs birds together according to colour for your convenience.

With a simple visual approach for quick learning, What’s That Bird? is a must-have for beginners and a nifty reference for seasoned birdwatchers.

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