A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests, Paperback / softback Book

A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests Paperback / softback


A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests is intended as an aid to those involved in monitoring nests for research and conservation purposes.

Written and illustrated by experts, this richly illustrated guide contains a wealth of information for 146 British and Irish species, together with introductory sections on nest-monitoring techniques, nest identification, legislation, the BTO Nest Record Scheme and nest-finding skills.Its combination of concise notes and quick-reference facts and figures, together with expert advice and chapters on the basics, makes it an ideal field companion for both beginners and experienced nest recorders.Each species account covers:- Where the species breeds, with a UK distribution map and details on typical habitat and nest sites.- Seasonality of breeding, with a timetable of when most birds are on eggs and chicks.- Identification of eggs and young, with photographs.- Species-specific nest finding methods and considerations.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages, colour photos
  • Publisher: British Trust for Ornithology
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  • Category: Birds (ornithology)
  • ISBN: 9781906204792



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