Princeton Nature

Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: An Identification Guide

A comprehensive photographic guide to the gull species of the Western Palearctic

Paperback

Price:
$39.95 / £30.00
ISBN:
Published (US):
Apr 5, 2022
Published (UK):
Dec 14, 2021
2022
Pages:
320
Size:
6.75 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
1,200 photos + illus.
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Gulls occupy a particularly important place in the world of birds. But because they are notoriously difficult to identify, they have been relatively neglected in the ornithological literature. 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 abundance of beautiful color photographs, this book provides thorough accounts of all species and subspecies of gulls found in the Western Palearctic. The guide compares similar taxa and addresses the complexities of identifying hybrids. 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 1,400 color photographs
  • Thorough accounts of all species and subspecies of gulls found in the Western Palearctic
  • Up-to-date information for easy and accurate identification of 45 species