The Birds of Dorset
With few large towns and a wealth of unspoilt countryside the bird fauna of Dorset is rich and has much to offer the birdwatcher. Presents a comprehensive overview of the status of every species recorded in Dorset. The accounts cover distribution and population trends, patterns in habitat use and conservation.
- ISBN: 0713669349
- Stock Code: 3669343
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrations: Black & white illustrations, Graphs & charts, Tables
- Pages: 520
- Published: 2004
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Dorset is one of the top birding counties in Britain with 417 species on the bird list and a formidable reputation for rarities and large numbers of migrants each year. Features 65 key sites, lists of target birds and the likelihood of seeing them at that particular site is given as a percentage.
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A complete review of the status and distribution of all scarce and rare birds in the county since records began. Approximately 16,000 records have been analysed covering 222 species with notes on normal breeding areas, graphs showing seasonal occurrence and distribution maps. Appendices show brief status of common birds in Dorset and the status of escaped/feral birds. Full checklist, 192pp. 1997
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Maps and line drawings, 308pp. 4th edition 2010