Shorebirds of North America, Europe, and Asia by Don W. Taylor
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Shorebirds of North America, Europe, and Asia
By Don W. Taylor

Shorebirds of North America, Europe, and Asia

A Guide to Field Identification

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Shorebirds of North America, Europe, and Asia by Don W. Taylor

Book Description

Shorebirds of North America, Europe, and Asia is a quick-reference field guide to the sandpipers, plovers, stints, and other shorebirds found on these continents. The exhaustive and superbly detailed color plates show the birds at rest and in flight, and in every plumage variant likely to be encountered. Species are treated plumage by plumage alongside images of similar species they are otherwise likely to be confused with. Succinct text on pages facing the plates summarizes the key identification features of appearance, voice, and behavior. There is a color distribution map for each of the described species. This guide provides fast, easy, and reliable field identification of this challenging group of birds. * 80 color plates show full range of plumage types of all species covered * Concise facing text treats appearance, voice, and behavior * Clear color distribution map for each species * Definitive pictorial guide to the shorebirds of these continents

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691126722
ISBN-10: 0691126720
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Waders of Europe, Asia and North America by Don W. Taylor Waders of Europe, Asia and North America, Paperback (November 2005)

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Author Biography - Don W. Taylor

Stephen Message is a professional bird artist whose work has appeared in several books, including Bill Oddie's "Birds of Britain and Ireland". Don Taylor is a well-known birder in the United Kingdom. His books include "Where to Watch Birds in Kent, Surrey, and Sussex", and he has published extensively in U.K. birding magazines. He has traveled widely and has seen all but a handful of the world's 216 shorebird species.

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