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Manx Bird Atlas: An Atlas of Breeding and Wintering Birds on the Isle of Man (Hardback)
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Manx Bird Atlas: An Atlas of Breeding and Wintering Birds on the Isle of Man (Hardback)

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Hardback 462 Pages / Published: 01/06/2007
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The Manx Bird Atlas project was established to undertake the first comprehensive survey of all bird species to be found on the Island during both the winter and summer. During the five-year programme of work professional ornithologists surveyed the entire Island using new and innovative survey techniques. The survey, which ran from 1998 to 2003, is the most detailed of its kind ever undertaken in Europe. Such methods have generated data that provides distribution and abundant information for 150 species. Beautiful hand-drawn illustrations and full colour maps sit alongside the survey in this landmark publication. Whether you are an amateur or professional ornithologist, or simply interested in the natural beauty of the Isle of Man, this long-awaited book provides a fascinating account of the Island's bird life. A beautiful special edition of the volume, casebound and in a slipcase is also available for GBP100.00.

Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 9781846310393
Number of pages: 462
Weight: 2099 g
Dimensions: 275 x 240 x 34 mm


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Beautiful hand-drawn illustrations and full colour maps sit alongside the survey in this landmark publication. Whether you are an amateur or professional ornithologist, or simply interested in the natural beauty of the Isle of Man, this long-awaited book provides a fascinating account of the Island's bird life. There is little doubt that this project is fast becoming a world leader among bird monitoring and survey work of this kind. The methods that have been developed are very sophisticated ... The Atlas is both quantitative - that is knowledge of bird abundance in different parts of the Island is collected, rather than just presence or absence - and year-round. Few atlases have attempted to do this. -- David Gibbons
The finished book is a fascinating treasure trove of the distribution and population levels for 150 species. * Wednesday Week *
With the first print run already sold out before the official launch date in mid-August, this weighty tome comes highly recommended. ... This is a truly innovative and groundbreaking publication. This book can be reviewed in just one worked - FANTASTIC ! * Scottish Bird News *
One of the latest to be published is the impressive Manx Bird Atlas. This weighty volume is the result of five years surveying ...is a fascinating treasure trove of distribution and population levels for 150 species. ...a pleasure to read and the accompanying illustrations are on the whole excellent. ...offers readers a fascinating insight into the overall picture of our neighbours' avian landscape. * The Visitor Wednesday *

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