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The Birds of London


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Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction Chronological highlights Calendar of notable birds Habitats and geography Important naturalists and ornithologists in London Green spaces in London Species accounts: Wildfowl, Gamebirds, Divers, Seabirds, Cormorants, Herons, Storks and ibises, Grebes, Raptors, Rails and crakes, Crane, Bustard, Waders, Skuas, Gulls, Terns, Auks, Sandgrouse, Pigeons, Parrot, Cuckoos, Owls, Nightjars, Swifts, Kingfisher, Bee-eater, Roller, Hoopoe, Woodpeckers, Oriole, Shrikes, Crows, Crests, Tits, Parrotbill. Larks, Swallows and martins, Warblers, Waxwing, Nuthatch, Treecreepers, Wren, Starlings, Dipper, Thrushes, Chats and flycatchers, Accentors, Sparrows, Wagtails, Pipits, Finches, Buntings Escapes Unacceptable records Bibliography Gazetteer Index

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The first comprehensive avifauna for the London area ever published covering the status, distribution and history of every species on the regional list in rich detail.

About the Author

Andrew Self is an author and photographer from London. The former editor of the London Bird Report, Andrew has been London Bird Recorder since 2000 and a member of the London Rarities Committee since 1997. He has birded extensively around the world as well as recording the birdlife of his local patch, Brent Reservoir.


A truly fascinating book, but it is also a crucially important one. * Evening Standard *
The Birds of London is nothing short of a marvel. * TLS *
A thorough and entertaining history * Spectator *
Detailed and interestingly written * BTO news *
If you are a London birder ... you will want this book. -- Keith Betton * Birdwatching Magazine *
A fascinating book * Daily Express *

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