Over 650 photographs, showing every seabird species likely to be encountered in European waters, in all plumagesDetailed text, with practical field advice and essential guidance on identificationClear design and layout to ease comparison of confusing speciesKey features of each species depicted in typical field conditions, with particular attention to shape and flight action, as well as plumage
The authors are all experienced and widely travelled birders with a particular interest in seabirds.
'Brilliant! I have been waiting half my birding life for this book - and here it is, as good as I could hope to expect.' fatbirder.com 'This book is an excellent help a must for anyone wanting to get to grips with identifying birds at sea.' BTO News (July/August 2007) 'The book acts as a primer for beginners and a tester for the experienced a real bargain - don't go seawatching without it.' Bird Watching (September 2007) 'Ultimately it is this distilled expert knowledge and the great experience of the very enthusiastic authors which provides the real value of the book and makes it a truly excellent resource.' Scottish Bird News (December 2007)