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A Guide to the Birds of the Washburn Valley

Field / Identification GuideWildlife GuideOut of Print

By: Peter Riley

80 pages, Col illus, tabs

Peregrine Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #127710 | ISBN: 0953654338
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The book begins with 'An Introduction to Washburndale' drawing out the intimate beauty of the valley and referring to man's past and present influence. This is followed by 'A Personal Perspective' which explains how Peter came to love the valley so much, with particular reference to the ornithological interest. A brief section of sample walks is followed by a 'Habitats' guide. A chapter on 'Sites' - what may be seen where - is followed by 'Species Accounts' which covers over 200 species most of which have been seen in the valley in the reference period 1987-2001. These account provide details of current population trends together with information on where and when sightings may occur.

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