By Richard Sale

Snowfinch Publishing, 2019

Hbk, 352pp; many colour photos

ISBN 978-0-9571732-2-4; £44.99

This second edition is a fully revised and enlarged version of the first, published in 2015 (see Brit. Birds 108: 299–300). An extra 48 pages include an extensive new section on flight dynamics. New images in this edition add significantly to its appeal, including some magnificent studies from the breeding birds in Shetland and photos of the subspecies in Asia.


Issue 9
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