Photo-guide of birds of European Russia


Preparation of the identification photo-guide of birds of European Russia. The work on the full identification photo-guide of birds in European Russia has been finished. The book was published in «Fiton XXI» edition in 2012.

Second edition of photo-guide was published in 2014.

The six-year project aimed on preparation of the full identification photo-guide of birds in European Russia has been successfully finished. A three-volume book was published in «Fiton XXI» edition.

For each of 483 species there were made full descriptions of coloring and definitive characteristics of each species, maps of their natural habitats as well as pictures illustrating sex and age differences and seasonal feather change. The texts are written by professional ornithologists, the pictures are made by the best animal photographers of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Bulgaria, Israel, Holland, Germany and other countries of the former Soviet Union and beyond. The image bank of the program has about 15000 pictures, nearly 2500 of these pictures had been used in the identification guide.