Essential field guide for seawatching, whether it be from land or at sea, specifically designed to address the particular problems and limitations of this type of birding. Over 650 colour photographs show every seabird species likely to be encountered in European waters, in all plumages. Key features of each species are depicted intypical field conditions, with particular attention paid to shape and flight action, as well as plumage. Detailed text provides practical field advice and essential guidance on identification.
Re-issue of the 2003 edition in a new format.
The authors are all experienced and widely travelled birders with a particular interest in seabirds.
"Brilliant! I have been waiting half my birding life for this book – and here it is, as good as I could hope to expect."
"This book is an excellent help; a must for anyone wanting to get to grips with identifying birds at sea."
- BTO News (July/August 2007)
"The book acts as a primer for beginners and a tester for the experienced; a real bargain – don't go seawatching without it."
- Bird Watching (September 2007)