1000 Birds (Hardcover)
A Unique Collection of 1,000 Species in Exquisitely Detailed Paintings
Chartwell Books, 9780785835769, 288pp.
Publication Date: September 19, 2017
1000 Birds celebrates the bird kingdom in all its lovely variety through 1,000 detailed illustrations by some of the world's leading ornithological artists. Featuring representatives of each of the 176 bird families, this uniquely curated collection provides a complete picture of the avian world.
Vital statistics are provided for each species, including range, habitat, and size. Also accompanying the artwork is a brief introduction to the bird illustrated, highlighting distinctive features and characteristic behavior.
Carefully researched and compiled by a team of specialist consultants, authors, and artists, 1000 Birds is both an authoritative reference and a delight to look at. The details included in this book are a breathtaking glimpse into the beauty of the world's birds through illustration, identification and a delicate layout of some of the most exquisite, along with some of the more common, birds. 1000 Birds is essential reading for the serious birdwatcher and amateur enthusiast alike, and each will enjoy this book immensely.
About the Author
Sarah Hoggett is an author, editor, and enthusiastic bird watcher.