Finches (Ian Newton) soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Collins, 1978, Hardback in dust wrapper.
3rd printing, first published 1972. Number 55 in the series. Contains: Black & white photographs; Charts; Graphs; Colour plates; Diagrams; Maps; Tables; Appendices ;
From the cover: Finches, among the most attractive of birds, are the subject of this first New Naturalist volume to describe not a single species considered in isolation, but the ecology of a whole Family of European birds. This wider view will, we hope, please ornithologists and general naturalists alike.
The eighteen European finches (see page 18 for a list of them) are a fascinating group, and include some of our most familiar birds. The Chaffinch is the commonest British species, having adapted its mode of life to man-made habitats: the handsome Bullfinch is a pest of orchards and…
In the New Naturalist: A Survey of British Natural History series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 6″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Ornithology catalogue?