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Birds of Oman
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Jens Eriksen Richard Porter
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Birds of Oman

Jens Eriksen Richard Porter


9781472937537

Bloomsbury


Birds (ornithology);
Wildlife: birds & birdwatching


Paperback

272 pages

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With its unique blend of Western Palearctic, Oriental and Afrotropical components, and lying on a migratory crossroads, Oman is a jewel of the Middle East. This is the first comprehensive field guide to the birds of this fascinating and welcoming country.

All 528 species on the Oman Bird List are featured on the 116 colour plates, illustrating many of the distinct plumages and races, plus a few non-naturalised escapes. Species accounts cover key identification features - including habitat and voice - with colour maps showing the breeding, wintering and migration distributions for all regularly occurring species.

By:   Jens Eriksen, Richard Porter
Imprint:   Bloomsbury
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
Weight:   493g
ISBN:   9781472937537
ISBN 10:   1472937538
Series:   Helm Field Guides
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   January 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Richard Porter has been writing books for Helm for more than 30 years, and has been active in conservation throughout the Middle East since the 1960s. His work in Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey remains inspirational to researchers throughout the region. A tour guide and photographer, Jens Eriksen is renowned as Oman's premier birder, with a number of photographic titles covering the nation's birds under his belt.

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