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Rare Birds Yearbook 2009 The World's 190 Most Threatened Birds

Edited By: Erik Hirschfeld
274 pages, Col photos, maps
Rare Birds Yearbook 2009
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  • Rare Birds Yearbook 2009 ISBN: 9780955260759 Paperback Nov 2008 In stock
Price: £18.95
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About this book

Rare Birds Yearbook covers all 190 Critically Endangered species of the world and is based on scientific facts and produced annually in close cooperation with BirdLife International. Hundreds of amateur and professional photographers from all over the world have contributed fantastic photos.

Apart from featuring the Critically Endangered species in colour, with a distribution map and text on their lives, threats and conservation, Rare Birds Yearbook 2009 contains features on conservation-related topics such as bamboo-dependent bird species, an exciting reader's encounter with a spectacular, Critically Endangered bird of prey, an interview with one of the world's foremost conservationists on tricky conservation issues, a story about successful conservation of Californian Condor and much more.

You can also look up which species there are country for - country and read about BirdLife International's new Preventing Extinctions project and much more.

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The Editor Erik Hirschfeld lives in Malm#, Sweden. Parallel with his professional career he has authored or co-authored several books and numerous papers on birds, worked as an ornithological tour leader, started bird banding schemes in Bahrain and United Arab Emirates and served on rarities committees in Sweden and the Middle East. He is a member of Rare Bird Club and Editorial Consultant to Birdwatch Magazine in the UK.

Edited By: Erik Hirschfeld
274 pages, Col photos, maps
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&i;"If you are a world lister, you will want to have this book. But if you are at all interested in the conservation of birds, you should buy it too".&o;
- Keith Betton, Birding World.

&i;"It is the best of books, it is the worst of books. It is a book of hope, it is a book of despair; it is a book of beauty, it is a book of ugliness; it is a book about human folly, it is a book about human wisdom. It is the Rare Birds Yearbook for 2008".&o;
- Simon Barnes, The Times, UK

&i;"This book does more than any other to bring these birds to our attention".&o;
- BirdGuides, Dave Gosney

&i;"Rare Birds Yearbook 2008 is a superb effort which not only focuses on an important conservation theme, but raises money for its cause".&o;
- Birdwatch, February 2008

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