The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever. Over 250 species are covered in detail with each account including information on identification, voice, habits, habitat, food, breeding, ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation. More than 1,000 superb colour illustrations by some of the world's leading bird artists are integrated into the text for easy reference. This second edition features newly added Gaelic names, updated distribution maps, and also incorporates the latest information on the conservation status of each species.
- Concise text offers a 'biography' of each species in simple, non-technical language
- Practical, easy-to-use format
- Updated distribution maps show resident species, summer and winter visitors, and passage migrants
Peter Holden worked for the RSPB for more than 30 years and is the author of several books including the bestselling RSPB Handbook of British Birds and the RSPB Handbook of Garden Wildlife. Stuart Housden is the Director of RSPB Scotland.