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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roger Tory Peterson; Guy Mountfort; P A D Hollom; National Audubon Society.; National Wildlife Federation.; Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
|ISBN:||0395669316 9780395669310 0395669227 9780395669228 0618166750 9780618166756|
|Notes:||"Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
|Description:||261 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||The geographical area embraced by the field guide --
How to identify birds --
The ornithological societies.
|Series Title:||Peterson field guide series, 8.|
|Other Titles:||Birds of Britain and Europe.|
|Responsibility:||Roger Tory Peterson, Guy Mountfort, P.A.D. Hollom.|
All the species accounts have been rewritten, and the 364 range maps have been updated. Although this book will be used by expert birders, in the words of Roger Tory Peterson, known throughout the world for his classic guides, "the purpose of this field guide is to make it easier for 999 out of 1,000 readers to identify birds."