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Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Paperback Helm Photographic Guides

By (author) Richard Chandler

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  • Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 448 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 30mm | 1,000g
  • Publication date: 20 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1408107902
  • ISBN 13: 9781408107904
  • Illustrations note: 700 colour photos, 150 colour maps
  • Sales rank: 87,715

Product description

Shorebirds are a very popular group of birds among birders of all standards, though their identification is often a challenge. Covering all the species of the northern hemisphere, this new photographic guide provides all the information a birder will need at a glance. Lavishly illustrated with colour photography by the author, Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere focuses on specific and subspecific separation and on ageing to provide a complete identification resource.

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Author information

Richard Chandler is a renowned wader specialist and photographer. Formerly a professor at Imperial College, London, he has been a member of the British Birds editorial board for more than 20 years. His previous books include North Atlantic Shorebirds (Macmillan).

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' It is a splendid addition to any wader watcher's library ' Birdwatching (July 2009) ' Fans of tertials and split supercilia will love this technical book ' Birdwatching (July 2009) 'An excellent reference guide' Birdwatching (June 09) 'An important new source for shorebird identification.' Scottish Birds (2009) '...a useful collection of shorebird photographs from one of the world's finest bird photographers...many will find it a valuable purchase.' Sandgrouse (2009) 'This is a very attractive publication at a very reasonable price, and I highly recommend it to all wader enthusiasts.' Seabird (2009)