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Guide to the Identification and Ageing of Holarctic Waders

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: BTO Guides Volume: 17

By: T Prater, J Marchant and J Vuorien

168 pages, 32 b/w & col photos, line drawings, text figs

British Trust for Ornithology

Paperback | Dec 1977 [2007 reprint] | #873
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Reprint of 1977 edition. Primarily aimed at ringers who have the opportunity to examine waders in the hand. It contains much information on identification and ageing, sexing and racial characters to aid birdwatchers in the field. The geographical area covered by the guide comprises the Palaearctic and Nearctic faunal regions. All the species of the families Rostratulidae, Haematopodidae, Ibidorhynchidae, Recurvirostridae, Dromadidae, Burhinidae, Glareolidae, Charadriidae and Scolopacidae regularly breeding within the Holarctic are described in detail.


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