Rare Birds, Where and When: A New Book for your Shelf

Rare Bird Books is the website of author and Yorkshire birder Russell Slack whose forthcoming book is due for release in January 2009:

“Rare Birds, Where and When: An analysis of status and distribution in Britain and Ireland. Volume 1: sandgrouse to New World orioles”. By Russell Slack with historical perspectives by Ian Wallace

This work is an essential reference for anyone seeking a book about the status, distribution and vagrancy patterns of rare species within the UK and Ireland, together with a comprehensive overview of Western Palearctic records. It pulls together the records for all species presently treated as ‘rarities’ by the British Birds Rarities Committee (BBRC) and the Irish Rare Birds Committee (IRBC).

This book is a must for anyone interested in Rare Birds. Pre-publication orders are being taken now via the website (Link HERE) Please quote Cornwall Birding Website when ordering.

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