London: Harper Collins, (2004 second edition).
Octavo, dustwrapper, 240 pp. colour photographs, maps.
Describes and illustrates 160 of the most frequently occurring birds in Ireland. Includes details on the 74 best bird watching sites in Ireland.
IRISH BIRDS describes and illustrates ,167 of the most frequently occurring birds in Ireland. Specially designed for people with a general interest in birds, the species have been carefully selected to include those that the non-specialist birdwatcher is most likely to see.
For ease of use, birds are grouped together according to where they
are most likely to be seen: in gardens, parks and buildings; farmland and hedgerows; woodland and scrubland; moorland and upland; freshwater and
coastal areas. Each section starts with background information about these major habitats. There are also general pages for-bird groups to help you to distinguish between similar species.
A `places to visit' section details 74 of the best sites in Ireland for, birdwatching, including when to visit, how to get there, and what you will see.
Irish Birds is perfect for travelling in Ireland, is an ideal introduction to birdwatching, and makes the perfect gift for
all nature lovers.