Princeton Nature

The Complete Birds of the World: Every Species Illustrated

The ultimate reference book for birdwatchers and bird lovers—the first single-volume book to illustrate all of the world’s bird species

Hardcover

Price:
$65.00
ISBN:
Published:
Sep 7, 2021
Pages:
640
Size:
8.5 x 11 in.
Illus:
25,000 color illus.
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This is a book like no other—the only truly comprehensive, one-volume illustrated guide to all of the world’s birds, covering the complete International Ornithological Congress World Bird List. Featuring more than 300 stunning large-format, full-color plates, this accessible and authoritative encyclopedic reference presents incredibly detailed, accurate, and beautiful paintings of more than 10,700 species by some of the world’s best bird artists, led by the legendary Norman Arlott and Ber van Perlo. In addition, The Complete Birds of the World provides detailed but concise identification information about each species on facing pages—including facts about voice, habitat, and geographic distribution. The result is a visual and verbal feast that captures the astonishing variety of bird life around the planet—and that will be cherished by any birder.

  • Illustrates more than 10,700 species, covering the complete International Ornithological Congress World Bird List, and including all major adult plumages for each
  • Features more than 300 stunning large-format, full-color plates by some of the world’s leading bird artists
  • Presents detailed but concise identification information about each species on facing pages—including facts about voice, habitat, and geographic distribution