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Seabirds: An Identification Guide

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Helm Identification Guide Series

By: Peter Harrison

448 pages, 324 distribution maps, 88 col plates, line drawings

Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jun 1991 | #851 | ISBN: 071363510X
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About this book

A concise and superbly illustrated account of the seabirds of the world. It is unique in that every major colour and plumage phase of the nearly three hundred species of seabirds is depicted. This revised edition contains four completely revised plates and some updated maps and text.
` ... a monumental one-man piece of work aimed at the field-birder ... it will be a standard reference for many years.' SC Madge, British Birds. Illustrates 1600 birds in colour. Revised Edition 1985 (reprinted 1991)


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Contents

Part 1: Topography of a seabird; seabird identification characters; recording observations of seabirds; seabird groups. Part 2 Systematic section: penguins; divers/loons; grebes; albatrosses; petrels and shearwaters; storm-petrels; diving-petrels; tropicbirds; pelicans; gannets and boobies; cormorants; frigatebirds; phalaropes; sheathbills; skuas; gulls; terns and noddies; skimmers; auks; seaducks.


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