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Birds of Ireland.

Author: Jim Wilson; Mark Carmody
Publisher: Cork : The Collins Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An important tool of a birdwatcher is a good identification guide. Most cover the birds of Europe and few deal exclusively with Ireland. This first photographic identification guide to the birds of Ireland has over 1,600 photos of more than 260 species, in an easy, quick-reference format. With eight to fifteen images per species, the key identification features of each bird are shown, with concise descriptions and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Field guides
Identification
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Jim.
Birds of Ireland: A Field Guide.
Cork : The Collins Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Wilson; Mark Carmody
ISBN: 9781848898271 1848898274
OCLC Number: 870598037
Notes: Turnstone (Ruddy Turnstone).
Description: 1 online resource (486 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; About the author; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Getting Started; The Notebook; Plumage and 'Bare Parts' Terminology; Moult in Birds; What to Look for When Identifying a Bird; Binoculars and Telescopes; Bird Photography; Birds and Conservation; Identifying Ireland's Birds; How to Use This Guide; Mute Swan; Whooper Swan; Greenland White-fronted Goose (Greater White-fronted Goose); Greylag Goose; Barnacle Goose; Brent Goose (Brant Goose); Shelduck (Common Shelduck); Wigeon (Eurasian Wigeon); Mallard; Gadwall; Teal (Eurasian Teal). Pintail (Northern Pintail)Shoveler (Northern Shoveler); Pochard (Common Pochard); Tufted Duck; Eider (Common Eider); Common Scoter; Goldeneye (Common Goldeneye); Red-breasted Merganser; Similar Female Ducks; Scarce & Rare; Bean Goose; Pink-footed Goose; Bewick's Swan (Tundra Swan); American Wigeon; Garganey; Green-winged Teal; Velvet Scoter; Smew; Goosander (Common Merganser); Ring-necked Duck; Scaup (Greater Scaup); Long-tailed Duck; Escape/Feral Ducks and Geese; Swans, Geese and Ducks; Cormorant (Great Cormorant); Shag (European Shag); Great Northern Diver (Great Northern Loon). Red-throated Diver (Red-throated Loon)Great Crested Grebe; Little Grebe; Scarce & Rare; Black-throated Diver; Slavonian Grebe (Horned Grebe); Black-necked Grebe; Red-necked Grebe; Cormorant, Shag, Divers and Grebes; Guillemot (Common Murre); Razorbill; Puffin (Atlantic Puffin); Black Guillemot; Scarce & Rare; Little Auk; Auks; Manx Shearwater; Storm Petrel (European Storm Petrel); Gannet (Northern Gannet); Fulmar (Northern Fulmar); Scarce & Rare; Cory's Shearwater; Great Shearwater; Sooty Shearwater; Leach's Storm Petrel; Balearic Shearwater; Seabirds; Great Black-backed Gull. Lesser Black-backed GullHerring Gull (European Herring Gull); Common Gull (Mew Gull); Black-headed Gull; Mediterranean Gull; Glaucous Gull; Iceland Gull; Kittiwake (Black-legged Kittiwake); Sandwich Tern; Common Tern; Arctic Tern; Arctic Skua (Parasitic Jaeger); Great Skua; Scarce & Rare; Ring-billed Gull; Sabine's Gull; Little Gull; Yellow-legged Gull; Little Tern; Black Tern; Roseate Tern; Pomarine Skua; Long-tailed Skua (Long-tailed Jaeger); Young Gulls; Gulls, Terns and Skuas; Grey Heron; Little Egret; Scarce & Rare; Spoonbill (Eurasian Spoonbill); Bittern (Eurasian Bittern). Crane (Common Crane)Great White Egret; Cattle Egret; Herons, Egrets and Crane; Coot (Eurasian Coot); Moorhen; Water Rail; Scarce & Rare; Corncrake (Corn Crake); Rails and Crakes; Oystercatcher (Eurasian Oystercatcher); Lapwing (Northern Lapwing); Ringed Plover (Greater Ringed Plover); Golden Plover (European Golden Plover); Grey Plover; Knot (Red Knot); Dunlin; Sanderling; Common Sandpiper; Snipe; Woodcock (Eurasian Woodcock); Black-tailed Godwit; Bar-tailed Godwit; Curlew (Eurasian Curlew); Whimbrel (Eurasian Whimbrel); Greenshank (Common Greenshank); Redshank (Common Redshank).

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The first photographic identification guide to the birds of Ireland in an easy, quick reference format. The key identification features of each bird are shown, with concise descriptions and pointers  Read more...

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'Vital and dynamic [ - ] go and buy it.' * Talking Naturally * 'Birdwatching has just got easier!' * Irish Mountain Log * 'A great achievement by Jim Wilson and Mark Carmody; this compact volume is Read more...

 
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