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Where To Watch Birds In France

Author : Philippe J. Dubois
ISBN : 0713669802
Genre : Bird watching
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France is a superb country for birds and birdwatching. It offersperhaps the greatest diversity of habitats of any European country,with the peaks and foothills of the Alps and Pyrenees, the spectacularexpansive wetlands of the Camargue, important seabird colonies oncliffs and offshore islands in the northwest, and large areas oflow-intensity farmland and unspoilt forest in the interior. This guide opens up the best of birding in France to birders livingin or visiting any part of the country. The site accounts are arrangedin a formula which will be familiar to readers of the series - each isdescribed in terms of key habitats, the species to be found there,details of access, and advice on when best to time a visit. There aredetailed maps for many sites, and the book is enlivened with manyattractive line drawings.
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Where To Watch Birds In France

Author : Jean-Yves Barnagaud
ISBN : 1784271543
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An introduction to France for anyone visiting with birds in mind, from casual birdwatchers checking a bird that flies over the terrace during a family holiday to addict birders who would sell their souls for a dream species or a record-breaking checklist. Some may have just a few spare hours to get their binoculars out between business meetings or museum visits, others will be out in the field for two weeks or more, from sunrise to sunset. The authors wrote this book for all bird lovers, birdwatchers and birders, whatever the duration of their stay, the number of kilometres they are prepared to travel and how they enjoy birds. With over 400 regularly occurring species, of which 357 normally breed or winter, France has arguably one of the most diverse avifaunas of the whole of Europe, spanning an incredible range from colourful Mediterranean flagship species such as roller, bee-eater or black-winged kite to secretive cold-climate or mountain specialists like three-toed woodpecker and Tengmalm's owl. The Birdfinder section provides targeted details for 30 species which often rank in the top wish-list of birders visiting France. Dividing the country into 14 regions, the authors highlight 312 representative sites, chosen for their bird species composition and ease of access. The selected sites enable the reader to see the widest possible species diversity and largest range of local specialities in a reasonable time, while respecting the basic ethical rules obvious to all birdwatchers. Whenever possible, sites are arranged in clusters or itineraries that can be covered in two to three days without hurrying. To supplement the use of the book in the field, all the sites described are geolocated in a file that can be downloaded from the publisher's website and loaded onto any GPS device.

Birds Of France

Author : James Lowen
ISBN : 9781472949004
Genre : Travel
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With 85 million tourists in 2015, France is the largest tourist destination in the world. This new photographic guide for general wildlife-watchers by naturalist James Lowen and French photographer Aurélien Audevard covers the 300 birds most likely to be seen on any visit to the country, with detailed text and superb photography, selected to highlight key identification criteria. Pocket-sized and portable, Birds of France is the perfect companion for any wildlife-watching tourist or traveller keen to recognise the birds that they see.
Category: Travel

Where To Watch Birds In World Cities

Author : Paul Milne
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123222692
Genre : Nature
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This is the first birder’s guide to sixty cities of the world. Designed and written for the bird enthusiast who is traveling for reasons other than birding—on business, with family, for academic conferences—the book offers assistance in locating birds, identifying local bird residents, and using public transportation. Where to Watch Birds in World Cities deserves a permanent place in the suitcase or briefcase of anyone who would like to make the most of limited time in an unfamiliar city by learning about the local birds. Entries for each of the sixty cities provide an introduction to the city and detailed information on major bird-watching sites, including lists of typical summer and winter bird residents and migrants and directions for getting to the sites using public transportation. The book is illustrated throughout with maps and attractive line drawings. In no way a replacement for detailed guides to specific cities or regions, this book instead fills an important gap for travelers whose birding, though done on short notice, can nevertheless prove delightful. Some cities included in this guide: Milan Toronto Mexico City Tokyo Los Angeles Taipei Lima Singapore Kampala Shanghai Hong Kong Dublin Copenhagen Seattle Chicago San Francisco Caracas Rome Cape Town Rio Buenos Aires Paris Boston New York Berlin New Delhi Zurich Amsterdam Nairobi Warsaw
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Where To Watch Birds In Europe And Russia

Author : Nigel Wheatley
ISBN : 069105729X
Genre : Nature
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Wheatley, a professional conservationist and an ornithological consultant, continues his continent by continent guide to the best locales for international birding by turning his binoculars to over 250 of the most productive birding sites in Europe and Russia. Compact and portable this guide will be particularly valuable to birders visiting Eastern Europe, Russia, and other places whose birding sites have not been well publicized.
Category: Nature

Where To Watch Birds In Holland Belgium And Northern France

Author : Arnoud Van Den Berg
ISBN : 0811731111
Genre : Nature
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These essential guides explore the best bird-watching sites throughout Europe. Information on what species to look for, the best seasons to visit, how to get to each site, what weather to expect, as well as practical advice on accommodations, language, and currency. Easy-to-read maps and complete indexes.
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Where To Watch Birds In Northern And Eastern Spain

Author : Ernest Garcia
ISBN : 9781472936745
Genre : Nature
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The definitive guide to finding birds in Northern and Eastern Spain. This region embraces an impressive range of habitats from the Pyrenees to the sun-drenched Catalan coast. As a consequence the area is rich in birdlife and full of potential for visiting birders. Almost 200 sites are described in this fully updated third edition, with full coverage of terms of habitat, access and the species to be seen. The accounts are illustrated by detailed maps and beautiful line drawings of selected species. Where to Watch Birds in Northern and Eastern Spain includes comprehensive coverage of all thirteen autonomous regions, a descriptive list of all the resident, visiting and rare birds to be found, as well as advice on watching seabirds from key sites like Estaca de Bares. This edition provides better coverage than ever to one of the most popular birding destinations in Europe.
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Where To Watch Birds In Somerset Gloucestershire And Wiltshire

Author : Ken Hall
ISBN : 9781472966124
Genre : Travel
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Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire are among Britain's finest counties in terms of habitat diversity, and their avifaunas are comparatively rich as a result. Much has changed in the region since the previous edition of this book – the famous Avalon marshes, for example, have become one of Britain's finest hotspots for wetland birds, for example – but this brand-new fourth edition offers a completely updated review of all the major sites, and many more lesser known ones, with new text and fully revised maps throughout. Where to Watch Birds in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire is indispensable for any birder looking to head out into this ornithologically special corner of England.
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Where To Watch Birds In Britain

Author : Simon Harrap
ISBN : 9781408194195
Genre : Nature
File Size : 84.80 MB
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This ebook covers the very best birding sites in Britain. Each site is considered in terms of 'Habitat', Access' and 'Birds', allowing birders of all levels to plan successful birding trips anywhere in Britain, and to maximise the chances of getting the best out of each site and each region. The ebook includes detailed pinch-and-zoomable maps of the larger sites, plus general maps of the regions covered, and is illustrated with attractive line drawings. This second edition has been extensively revised, with several new sites added for this edition, together with information on disabled access for most sites. "There could be no better guide than this book" Chris Packham "Highly recommended....the best guide of its kind" RSPB Birds "Don't leave home without it" Birding World
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Birding World

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924090191176
Genre : Birds
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