Birds of the Wetlands combines stunning photography with snapshot prose pictures of some of the most important and spectacular wetlands in the world. The beauty of the bird life is set against telling explanations of how wetland habitats work and of ...
and of their place in the international conservation scene. Still a haven for huge breeding populations of herons, storks, ibises, spoonbills, anhingas, cormorants, wildfowl, waders, and birds of prey, wetlands are some of the world's last and best wild places. Based on the author's own wide experience, this book considers the important questions of conservation in these increasingly threatened environments, highlighting both future dangers and past mistakes, all discussed in a global context. Beautifully illustrated throughout in color from the author's own collection of photographs taken during many visits to these areas over the past thirty years, this spectacular book is the work of one of the world's most-travelled authorities on wetland birds.
Key Features: * Contains a superb collection of bird photographs * Describes some of the world's most important wetland habitats * Considers the important questions of conservation in these increasingly threatened environments
Number of pages: 160
Date of publication: 01/12/1984
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