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Gulls: A Guide to Identification

Grant, P. J.

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ISBN 10: 0122956400 / ISBN 13: 9780122956409
Published by Academic Press Inc., St Louis, MO, 1997
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Title: Gulls: A Guide to Identification

Publisher: Academic Press Inc., St Louis, MO

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: Second Edition.

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The Second Edition of Gulls: A Guide to Identification incorporates a great deal of new information discovered since the last edition. Most of the entries have been updated, and the species drawings and distribution maps have been improved. Gulls details 31 species, and includes a new section on eight extra species which occur on the west coast of Canada and the United States. The book now features all species and subspecies which occur regularly in the whole of North America.

Key Features
* Covers 31 species in detail
* Contains more than 500 photographs including 79 photographs for eight North American species
* Improved identification drawings and distribution maps

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This paperback reprint of the second edition of Peter Grant's guide to the identification of gulls, brings this classic of modern field ornithology to an even wider audience than ever before. Long a favorite reference for the avid birder, it unlocks the secrets of the complex details of gull plumage, so variable in the successive age classes of the different species. Now it is possible to get to grips with those previously unidentifiable juveniles and to spot the vagrant species which often lurk in the midst of mixed species winter flocks.
The first edition so sparked an interest in the details of gull identification that a revision was soon necessary to include the results of all the patient work of the newly inspired gull watchers. This revision covers all 31 species found on the east and west coasts of the United States and Canada, as well as those found in Europe. All the plumages of every species are describe in detail and illustrated in 544 photographs and numerous detailed line drawings, making this the indispensable guide to this group of birds.
From a Review of the First Edition
"this definitive reference to the identification and ageing of gulls is a basic text belonging in every birder's library.
--AMERICAN BIRDING ASSOCIATION

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