This edition of the best-selling field guide from the RSPB is compact, informative and beautifully illustrated, and features 215 of the most common birds found in Britain.
Simon Harrap is a professional writer, photographer and tour leader, based in Norfolk. He leads birdwatching tours throughout the world, and botanical and nature trips in Norfolk. His previous books include Orchids of Britain and Ireland, Flowers of the Norfolk Coast, Flowers of the Norfolk Broads (all of which are illustrated with his own photographs), as well as RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds and Where to Watch Birds in Britain.
“Simon Harrap goes back to basics with all-new text in a colourful guide aimed at new bird-watchers.” —Good Book Guide
“A sumptuous, classy book, with terrific illustrations of a carefully selected 174 species” —BBC Wildlife
“An excellent book to buy as a present for beginner birdwatching friends or to keep in the car.” —Scottish Birds
“An excellent beginner's guide.” —IBIS - The International Journal of Avian Science