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By Eric Simms

The thrushes are one of the so much ubiquitous of birds, in addition to the main melodious. Eric Simms has written a lucid, hugely readable and authoritative learn of the gang. This variation is unique to

There are six actual species of thrush breeding within the British Isles: Blackbird, tune Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Fieldfare, Redwing and Ring Ouzel. it really is to those that the foremost a part of the booklet is dedicated. the writer bargains with each one species in flip, describing totally its basic biology and ecology. there's then a dialogue of varied elements of the ordinary background of the genus as a complete which, whereas providing a truly complete photograph of the lives of those attention-grabbing birds, additionally succeeds in highlighting and discussing the most very important present difficulties of avian biology.

There is a bankruptcy on Britain's vagrant thrushes and, ultimately, a considerable bankruptcy at the seven species of small, chat-like thrushes of the British Isles - together with such good -loved birds because the Nightingale and the Robin.

All local species, and lots of of the vagrants, are illustrated within the black-and-white plates. The wealth of maps, diagrams and different textual content figures attests to the intensity of Eric Simm's examine. The ebook is enlivened all through through the road drawings by means of Robert Gillmor, in addition to by means of the author's huge talents as a author and broadcaster.

Jacket layout through Clifford and Rosemary Ellis.

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