"If you only ever buy one bird book, make it this one . . . the ultimate guide"
"a joyous celebration of the world of birds . .it has something for everyone"
"a must-have reference for every bird enthusiast."
The beauty and drama of the bird world brought to breathtaking life in a new edition
From hummingbirds weighing less than a coin to monkey-eating eagles this is a unique celebration of birds, photographed and studied in their natural environments around the world.
Explore the complete bird story: from their origins to up-to-date information on flight, anatomy, feeding, communication, breeding, habitat, migrations and life cycles. Spectacular features on the most impressive birds, plus a huge catalogue that profiles nearly fifteen hundred different species makes this a must-have for every bird enthusiast.
Published with Birdlife International, the world's leading avian authority.