Princeton Nature

Birds of the Middle East Third Edition

A fully revised edition of the acclaimed field guide to the birds of the Middle East


May 21, 2024
5.5 x 8.5 in.
180 color plates. 646 maps.
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The Middle East is home to some of the most spectacular birdlife in the world. This field guide covers all species—including vagrants—found in the Arabian Peninsula (including Socotra), Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Cyprus. It features 180 superb color plates depicting some 900 species and subspecies as well as 646 color distribution maps that show the breeding range for almost every species. Maps and detailed species accounts are opposite the plates, making this marvelously illustrated guide ideal for easy reference in the field.

  • Features fully revised and updated text, plates, and maps
  • Covers more than 50 additional species and subspecies
  • Includes more than 100 new illustrations as well as new information on the status and distribution of endemic species
  • Now comes with QR codes of vocalizations