A history of the birds of Europe not observed in the British Isles. by Bree, Charles Robert

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Published by Groombridge and sons in London .

Written in English

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  • Birds -- Pictorial works,
  • Birds -- Europe

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StatementBy Charles Robert Bree ...
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LC ClassificationsQL674 .B83
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Pagination4 v.
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Open LibraryOL6966811M
LC Control Number06008405

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A History of the Birds of Europe, Not Observed in the British Isles. London: Groombridge and Sons, Four volumes. Royal octavo, contemporary three-quarter navy morocco gilt, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.

A History of British Birds is a natural history book by Thomas Bewick, published in two 1, Land Birds, appeared in Volume 2, Water Birds, appeared in A supplement was published in The text in Land Birds was written by Ralph Beilby, while Bewick took over the text for the second book is admired mainly for the beauty and clarity of Bewick's wood Author: Thomas Bewick.

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II by Bree, C.R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Birds of Europe: Second Edition is the best field guide I have yet seen and surpasses even David Sibley's excellent work If you are birding in Europe, if you want to seek out European vagrants in North America, or if you just want to look at better illustrations of Europe's avifauna, this is the guide to get."—John Beetham, DC Birding Blog.

Genre/Form: History Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bree, Charles Robert, History of the birds of Europe, not observed in the British Isles. In this article, Europe refers to the geographical continent, not the somewhat larger Western Palearctic, which includes parts of the Middle East and north Africa.

There are species of bird in A history of the birds of Europe book area, and in general the avifauna is similar to Asia north of the Himalayas, which shares the same are also many groups shared with North America. 65 species are globally threatened. About this book. From owls to auks, from Kingfishers to pipits, find out everything you need to know about the birds we see every day.

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