A comprehensive photographic guide to the gull species of the Western Palearctic
Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East offers the most up-to-date guide for gull identification in Europe and beyond. With a direct and visual approach, and an exhaustive abundance of beautiful color photographs, this book provides thorough accounts of the 45 species of gulls found in the Western Palearctic. The guide compares similar taxa and addresses the complexities of identifying hybrids. Sections explore gull watching, migration, aberrant birds, sonograms, and population dynamics. Detailed maps for each species are included. Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East will be the standard work for identifying these birds for some time to come.
- Richly illustrated with nearly 1400 color photographs
- Thorough accounts of the 45 species of gulls found in the Western Palearctic
- Up-to-date information for easy and accurate identification of all taxa as well as hybrids