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Wings and Rings; A History of Bird…Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
This title is about the systematic or scientific study of bird migration and four pioneering individual ornithologists who feature prominently in this historical study. They were Heinrich Gatke who was the first serious observer of bird migration, Hans Christian Cornelius Mortensen who invented ringing, Johannes Thienemann who founded the first bird observatory and William Eagle Clarke whi initiated the study of visible migration at lighthouses.
The Stone Curlew: Burhinus oedicnemusHardback £35.00 Buy Now
This is the first monograph about the stone curlew, a distinctive species found in varying concentrations throughout Europe as well as parts of Asia and North Africa. Detailed and comprehensive information on habitat, feeding, breeding and migration patterns. Colour and b/w photographs, sonograms, maps. 355pp 2005
In Search of Arctic BirdsHardback £50.00 Buy Now
Arctic birds have long held a fascination for Richard Vaughan, whose trips to the region, watching and photographing birds, have provided the raw material for a number of previous publications. Here, he focuses on the historical aspects of Arctic ornithology, bringing to life not only the birds but the activities of those who have lived with them, or explored in search of them. The book includes practical advice on how to visit the Arctic and where and when to go.