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Helm Bird ID Guides & Helm Field Guides - 3

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David A. Sibley. The Sibley Guide to Birds. Random House & A&C Black. 2000. 544 pages. The best field guide for use in North America. Large format, with vertical arrangement - plates on top and minimal text below. Some text around the plates next to Peterson pointers. Layout not as user-friendly as the left to right format of Morcombe's similar but more informative new Aus guide. Plates very good to excellent. US | UK
Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp. Birds of India (i.e., the "Pocket Guide"). The shortened "field" edition. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1999. US | UK
Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp. Illustrations by Clive Byers, Daniel Cole, John Cox, Grerald Driessens, Carl D'Silva, Martin Elliott, Kim Franklin, Alan Harris, Peter Hayman, Craig Robson, Jan Wilczur & Tim Worfolk. A Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Unabridged edition. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1998. US | UK
Inskipp et al., Birds of BhutanCarol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp & Richard Grimmett. A Field Guide to the Birds of Bhutan. A & C Black, 1999. US | UK
Doughty et al., Birds of the SolomonsChris Doughty, Nicholas Day & Andrew Plant. Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. A & C Black, 1999. US | UK
Chris Feare & Adrian Craig. Kamol Komolphalin (Illustrator). Starlings & Mynas. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1999. US | UK
Zimmerman & Turner, Field Guide to the Birds of Kenya & Northern TanzaniaDale A. Zimmerman, Donald A. Turner, David J. Pearson & Ian Willis. Field Guide to the Birds of Kenya & Northern Tanzania. Compact version: 576 pages. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1999. US | UK
Alvaro Jaramillo & Peter Burke, The New World Blackbirds: The Icterids. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1999. US | UK
Herbert A. Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando Garrido, Allan Keith & Janis Raffaele. Birds of the West Indies. Helm & Princeton University Press, 1998. 512 pages. 85 color plates. (Contrary to this guide and Brewer, Wrens, Dippers & Thrashers, there is only one trembler per island. Trip reports claiming two species twitched on Martinique or St. Lucia are likewise wrong. See Storer 1989, which is cited in Brewer's appendix!) US | UK
Mark Beaman & Steve Madge. Illustrated by Hilary Burn, Martin Elliott, Alan Harris, Peter Hayman, Laurel Tucker & Dan Zetterstrom. The Handbook of Bird Identification (for Europe and the Western Palearctic.) 868 pages. 355 plates. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press. 1998. US | UK
Michael Rebane, Stephen Message (illustrator). Where to Watch Birds in North and East Spain. Christopher Helm. 1999. 295 pages. US | UK
Marco Sacchi, Peter Ruegg, Jacques Laesser. Where to Watch Birds in Switzerland. Christopher Helm. 1999. 192 pages. US | UK
John Mather. Where to Watch Birds in Yorkshire (including the former North Humberside). Christopher Helm. 2d edition 1998. 331 pages. UK
Dale A. Zimmerman, Donald A. Turner, David J. Pearson & Ian Willis. Birds of Kenya & Northern Tanzania. Unabridged edition: 752 pages. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1996. US | UK
C. Hillary Fry, Kathie Fry & Alan Harris (Illustrator). Kingfishers, Bee-eaters & Rollers. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1999 (1992). US | UK
Steve Madge & Hilary Burn. Crows & Jays: A Guide to the Crows, Jays & Magpies of the World. 216 pages. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1993 (2001). US | UK | UK - PUP
F. Gary Stiles, Alexander Skutch (contributor), Dana Gardner (illustrator). A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica. Cornell University Press and Christopher Helm, 1991. US | UK
Peter Clement, Alan Harris (Illustrator) & John Davis (Illustrator). Finches & Sparrows. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press. US | UK
Simon Harrap & David Quinn. Tits, Nuthatches & Treecreepers. 392 pages. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1995. US | UK
Jon Curson, David Quinn & David Beadle. New World Warblers. 252 pages. 36 color plates. Christopher Helm & Houghton Mifflin, 1994. US | UK
Morton & Phyllis Isler, The Tanagers. Smithsonian and Helm, 1999 reprint. US | UK
Klaus Malling Olsen & Hans Larsson. Terns of Europe & North America. Christopher Helm & Princeton University Press, 1995. 176 pages. US | UK
Dominic Mitchell & Jan Wilczur (illustrator). Where to Watch Birds in the London area. Christopher Helm. 1997. 240 pages. UK
Mike Madders & Julia Westead. Where to Watch Birds in Ireland. Christopher Helm. 1997. 272 pages. UK
Brian Clews, Andrew Heryet, Paul Trodd. Where to Watch Birds in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire & Oxfordshire. Christopher Helm. 2d edition, 1997. 315 pages. UK
Don Taylor, Jeffrey Wheatley, David Burges. Where to Watch Birds in Kent, Surrey & Sussex. Christopher Helm. 3d edition, 1997. 300 pages. UK
Graham Harrison, John Sankey. Where to Watch Birds in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and the Former West Midlands Counties. Christopher Helm. 2d edition, 1997. 308 pages. UK
Ken Hall, John Govett. Where to Watch Birds in Somerset, Avon & Gloucestershire. Christopher Helm. 2d edition, 1995. 278 pages. UK
George Handrinos, T. Akriotis. The Birds of Greece. Christopher Helm. 1997. 384 pages. UK
Gerard Gorman. The Birds of Hungary. 192 pages. Christopher Helm. 1996. UK
Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli. Where to Watch Birds in Italy. Christopher Helm. 1994. 224 pages. UK

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