'This book is steeped in experience of a kind unknown to the average "birdy" armed only with binoculars.' -- Irish Times Weekend Review, September 25 2010
'The book is beautifully produced on fine paper, well bound, with excellent indexes... a joy to use and to behold.' -- Irish Examiner, September 27 2010
'Among the exceptional features of the field guide is its text, illustration and scope.' -- Irish Examiner, September 27 2010
`It is the first field guide devoted exclusively to birds in Ireland.' -- Athlone Advertiser, October 22, 2010
`It covers almost 370 species, plus 100 of the rarest species, and details key identification features alongside precise colour illustrations.' -- Today's Farm, November 5, 2010
`The book is beautifully produced on fine paper, well bound, with excellent indexes. It is a joy to use and behold.' -- Irish Examiner, September 27, 2010
About the Author
Born and living in Dublin, Eric Dempsey is a professional bird guide, broadcaster, writer and photographer who has published work on Ireland's birds in North America, Australia and Europe. Eric is a team member of the popular 'Mooney' show on RTE Radio 1. He has compiled and presented radio documentaries and has made numerous TV appearances. A much sought-after speaker, Eric hosts workshops, educational courses and presentations throughout Ireland. He is the author of the bestselling Birdwatching in Ireland with Eric Dempsey and co-author of the acclaimed Finding Birds in Ireland - the complete guide. Born in Down and now living in Kerry, Michael O'Clery is one of Ireland's best-known wildlife artists with paintings and illustrations appearing in a variety of books and journals worldwide. His work has been exhibited throughout Ireland and his paintings are in many private collections. He is the co-author and designer of Finding Birds in Ireland - the complete guide.