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Bird Observatories of the British Isles.

Author: Mike Archer; Mark Grantham; Peter Howlett
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 2010.
Series: Poyser Monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Bird observatories are research stations established mainly for the study of migration, particularly by means of ringing. There are now 20 scattered around the British Isles at key points on migration routes, on coastal promontories or small islands. Part of their attraction is the regular occurrence of rarities that are found each year at these observatories. Written by wardens and ringers from each location, Bird  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Archer, Mike.
Bird Observatories of the British Isles.
London : A & C Black, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Archer; Mark Grantham; Peter Howlett
ISBN: 9781408139059 1408139057
OCLC Number: 754581628
Description: 1 online resource (609 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface and acknowledgements; From the chair of the Bird Observatories Council; Introduction; Bardsey; Calf of Man; Cape Clear; Copeland; Dungeness; Fair Isle; Filey; Flamborough; Gibraltar Point; Hilbre; Holme; Isle of May; Landguard; North Ronaldsay; Portland; Sandwich Bay; Spurn; Walney; Appendices; References.
Series Title: Poyser Monographs.


A comprehensive survey of the valuable work undertaken by Britain's network of bird observatories, with summaries and tables of noteworthy events and much historical background.  Read more...


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