Identification Guide to European Passerines

Identification Guide to European Passerines cover
Lars Svensson
British Trust for Ornithology, 1992
368pp
ISBN: 978-9163011184
RRP: £20.00

Essential guide for ringers working in the field and birdwatchers. Designed to help determine species, age and sex of birds in the hand.

Contents

Paperback reprint of 4th edition.

This Ringer's bible is completely revised and updated to include 229 species, with valid subspecies, of passerines regularly occurring in Europe, plus some rare vagrants. Data include wing formulae, measurements, plumage, and other criteria for determining sex and age. It also includes indices of English, Finnish, French, German and Swedish names. It is an invaluable text for any ringer or keen birder.