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A guide to the birds of the coast

Carl Alexander Gibson-Hill

A guide to the birds of the coast

by Carl Alexander Gibson-Hill

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Sea birds -- Great Britain,
    • Birds -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] C. A. Gibson-Hill.
      ContributionsCampbell, Bruce, 1912-, Campbell, Robert, fl. 1976-, Prytherch, Robin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL690.G7 G48 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4588833M
      ISBN 100094610800
      LC Control Number77350829
      OCLC/WorldCa2875627

        The Northern California coast--from Monterey County to the Oregon border--is home to some of the richest avian habitats on the North American continent. Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast provides a comprehensive ecological overview of this extensive and diverse region. It features detailed discussions of the area's most common waterbirds, raptors, and landbirds and.   RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds By Simon Harrap Helm, £ (paperback) Easily the best guide for the complete beginner, as it concentrates on just species - .

      The next day, she buys Mitch a pair of lovebirds and attempts to deliver them to his apartment, but when she tries to leave the birds in his hallway, a neighbor (Richard Deacon) tells her that Mitch spends his weekends at his family home in a small town up the coast . The best bird guide and bird watching search engine to identify birds in the world! logo design courtesy of The Haller Company Web01 08/06/

      During the winter months, interior Maine is largely deserted by all but the hardiest species, but the coast harbors large numbers of waterfowl, seabirds, and lingering passerines. The following is a partial list of some of the better-known birding sites in Maine, the type of habitat represented, and what birds . However, overall the book is an excellent guide, and the one I am most likely to give as a gift to friends who want a good guide for identifying birds while hiking/etc. flag Like see review A.D. Morel rated it it was amazing/5(52).


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