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The Birds of Colonsay and Oronsay An Island Avifauna and Bird Atlas

Atlas Flora / Fauna
By: David C Jardine(Author), Mike A Peacock(Author), Ian A Fisher(Author)
384 pages, 174 colour photos, 100 colour illustrations, 165 colour distribution maps
The Birds of Colonsay and Oronsay
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  • The Birds of Colonsay and Oronsay ISBN: 9780956112699 Hardback Jul 2017 In stock
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The Birds of Colonsay and Oronsay provides an up to date account of the avifauna of these two small Hebridean islands, incorporating information from archaeological excavations of the Mesolithic sites on Oronsay, an atlas of the breeding and wintering birds and details of a the wide range of migrants which have occurred. It is in full colour with 165 distribution maps, 100 graphs depicting population trends and 174 photographs.

Contents

Preface   v
Acknowledgements   vii
The Landscape and Habitats of Colonsay and Oronsay   9
A History of Ornithology and Bird Conservation on Colonsay and Oronsay  15
The Avifauna of Colonsay and Oronsay   23
Introduction to species accounts   27
species accounts   31

Appendix 1. Records of Category D and Category E species   369
Appendix 2. Species recorded but lacking sufficient evidence for acceptance   370
Appendix 3. Breeding and Wintering population estimates   371
Appendix 4. Museum specimens from Colonsay and Oronsay   375
Appendix 5. Gaelic Bird Names on Colonsay and Oronsay   376

References   378
Index   382
The authors   384

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Atlas Flora / Fauna
By: David C Jardine(Author), Mike A Peacock(Author), Ian A Fisher(Author)
384 pages, 174 colour photos, 100 colour illustrations, 165 colour distribution maps
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