A definitive field reference, The Pocket Guide to the Birds of Prey of Britain and Europe explores the nine raptor families, giving detailed habitat, feeding, and breeding information for each bird.
Rob Hume has been editor of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds award-winning Birds magazine since 1989. He has written several ornithological books including Discovering Birds, Observer's Birds, and Focus on Birdwatching. He is also the author of Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide (1 85732 80 3). The Complete Guide to the Birdlife of Britain and Europe (1 85732 795 0), and The Pocket Book to Coastal Birds in Britain and Europe (1 84538 073 0) (all Mitchell Beazley) For 10 years he was a member and Chairman of the British Birds Rarities Committee that scrutinizes reports of rare birds in Britain.