Kingfisher Field Guide to the Birds of Britain & Ireland, by John Gooders, Illustrated by Alan Harris, Kingfisher Books, copyright 1986, 288 pages. This is a great field guide with comprehensive & practical information for the amateur and the serious bird watcher. Illustrations will delight everyone. It is a fabulous guide to the 255 species regularly seen in the British Isles. It has a clear & concise checklist of all the bird's attributes. The softbound book is in really good condition.