T h i s book is a guide to the birds and their habitats of the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex a n d C a m b r i d g e s h i r e . P e t e r a n d M a r g a r e t Clarke have c o m b i n e d their own extensive knowledge, gained from a lifetime's birdwatching, mainly in Norfolk, with both published and privately provided information from a wide variety of sources, to produce an excellent and very readable guide to the region's avifauna. Each county is divided into areas (Norfolk six, Suffolk six, Essex nine and Cambridge five). T h e s e are illustrated with m a p s a n d t h e n information is provided u n d e r the headings ' H a b i t a t ' , 'Species', ' T i m i n g ' , 'Access' and 'Calendar'. It is the extensive and very readable habitat accounts which make this book far more than a simple account of what birds to find where. T h e authors have given a fascinating and thoroughly absorbing account of the history and changes that have occurred in recent years, clearly showing the need to conserve and m a n a g e the habitats that have survived urban and agricultural developments. T h e habitat sections may cause even the most experienced
Volume: 
Issue 1
Authors: 
Christie, D. A
Lowe, A
Martins, R
Christie, D. A
Lowe, A
Martins, R
Christie, D. A
Lowe, A
Martins, R

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