London: New Holland Publishers, (2012. second edition). Octavo, paperback, colour illustrations.
A new and fully updated edition of this popular title. Essentially a beginner's field guide to Britain and Ireland's most common birds. Written in Bill's inimitable style, the book enables even the most inexperienced birdwatcher to clearly identify a wide variety of species. The new edition takes into account the most recent changes to the taxonomic order of bird species, includes the latest scientific bird names as well as the common names, contains numerous new pictures, and is fully updated with the latest data on species for which the status has changed since the book was first published. Clear, realistic and accurate illustrations by several leading artists show the birds as they are actually seen in the field.
Price: $30.00 AU