This is the ultimate photographic field guide to the birds of Britain and Europe. RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe is a stunning, illustrated guide to Europe's bird species. It describes and illustrates bird characteristics and beautiful full colour photographs reveal individual species such as finches, martins and swallows with unrivalled clarity. RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe captures the beauty of birds, showing them in their varying plumage, making identification quick and effortless. 500 regularly seen species are featured with illustrations and up-to-date maps highlighting resident and migratory distributions so you know what species to expect and when, plus a CD with the sounds of 99 key bird species is included. Covering the characteristics of anatomy, life cycle, and behaviour, and providing a survey of the habitats in which birds live, RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe (previous ISBN 9781405362023) is an essential reference for the novice twitcher or the long-time birder.