RSPB-endorsed bestseller - almost 250,000 copies sold of first two editions New cover artwork, featuring a Great Spotted Woodpecker 1200 superb colour illustrations throughout, plus 6 brand new comparison artwork spreads Compact, lightweight format and competitive price Competition: Complete British Birds, Paul Sterry (Collins 2004 GBP15.99 288pp) photographic, higher price point. Collins Bird Guide: Lars Svensson (2010) aimed at a different market, more information and more expensive.
Peter Holden was formerly the head of the junior arm of the RSPB. He is the author of several bird books aimed at younger birders and beginners. Tim Cleeves also worked for the RSPB and is the co-author of Birds New to Britain.
'This is a great book to take away on a break and one that you'll go-back, back, back to time and again.' Caravan Club Magazine (December 2010)