Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 September 2007

462 Pages

9 1/4 X 10 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781846310393

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Manx Bird Atlas

An Atlas of Breeding and Wintering Birds on the Isle of Man

edited by Chris Sharpe

Liverpool University Press

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 £100.00.


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