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A Birdwatcher's Guide to Norway: Where, When and How to find the Birds of Norway including Svalbard

Wildlife GuideOut of Print

By: Bjorn Olav Tveit

471 pages, Col photos, maps

Orn Forlag

Paperback | May 2011 | #191143 | ISBN-13: 9788299806244
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About this book

For the first time ever, here is a guide to the birdwatching sites of Norway, including the arctic archipelago of Svalbard (Spitsbergen). More than 350 sites are covered with detailed maps and descriptions on what to see, when to go and how to get there on your own.

Here are also suggestions and advice on how to find the most sought-after species, including Steller's and King Eiders, White-billed Diver, Storm and Leach's Petrels, Hazel Grouse, Capercaillie, Rock Ptarmigan, White-tailed Eagle, Gyr Falcon, Dotterel, Bar-tailed Godwit, Broad-billed Sandpiper, displaying Jack and Great Snipes, Snowy, Ural and Great Grey Owls, Sabine's and Ross's Gulls, Three-toed Woodpecker, Red-throated Pipit, Arctic Warbler, Siberian Tit, Siberian Jay, Ortolan, Rustic and Little Buntings and many, many more.

This is a translated and adapted version of Guide til Norges Fugleliv (2010).

This book really is essential! [...] The quality and detail contained in this book is truly outstanding. [...] The photographs ... are truly magnificent
- excerpts from Birding World 25, p. 175


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