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The Birds of the Iberian Peninsula

Autor: de Juana, Eduardo
Garcia, Ernest

Editorial: Bloomsbury USA

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The Birds of the Iberian Peninsula : The Iberian Peninsula is one of Europe's most ornithologically varied regions offering a host of regional specialties. It includes famous birding hotspots such as the Coto Donaña wetlands, mountainous areas such as the Picos de Europa and the Pyrenees, the Mediterranean cork and holm oak forests of the southwest, the migration crossroads of the Strait of Gibraltar and the steppe-like plains of Extremadura and Alentejo. Large numbers of birders from around Europe visit the region to see this wealth of winged wildlife, but to date there has been no comprehensive regional avifauna in English.

Birds of the Iberian Peninsula is a national avifauna that fills this gap in the ornithological literature. Full-colour throughout, the book begins with authoritative introductory chapters covering subjects such as geography, climate, habitats, the history of Iberian ornithology and the composition of the avifauna. The species accounts then cover every species recorded in mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands, Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra, including the many vagrants. For each species there is detailed treatment of distribution--with maps of breeding and wintering ranges--habitat selection, population trends, historical and current status, migration and conservation.


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Naturaleza y Aire libre   Birds & Birdwatching

ISBN 13:9781408124802
ISBN 10:1408124807
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:688
Tamaño:9.72" l x 7.09" w x 1.73" h
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