Birds of the Middle East Third Edition (Princeton Field Guides #162) (Paperback)

Birds of the Middle East Third Edition (Princeton Field Guides #162) By Richard Porter, Oscar Campbell, Abdulrahman Al-Sirhan Cover Image
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A fully revised edition of the acclaimed field guide to the birds of the Middle East

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

About the Author

Richard Porter is a leading authority on the birds of the Middle East and is an adviser on bird conservation for BirdLife International. His books include Birds of the Middle East and North Africa. Oscar Campbell is a naturalist, bird conservationist, and teacher. He has served for more than a decade as chairman of the Emirates Bird Records Committee. AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan is a birder, ornithologist, and photographer. He leads bird tours in Kuwait.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780691255286
ISBN-10: 0691255288
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: May 21st, 2024
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Princeton Field Guides