Multimedia Identification Guide to North Atlantic Seabirds

Pterodroma Petrels


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Pterodroma Petrels
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                                    About the book
  • A5-sized  (hardcover)
  • Over 310 pages of highly original and detailed text
  • Over 350 photographs (about 90% previously unpublished)
  • Over 40 stunning illustrations by Martin Elliott
  • 11 large format full colour range maps (many based on latest geolocator results) 
  • Includes 2 DVDs


                                               
                                                
About the DVDs

  • 2 DVDs with over 120 minutes of footage
  • At-sea footage of all species 
  • In-hand and at-colony footage of some species
  • Follows contents of book allowing cross-referencing
  • Enables user to apply knowlege learnt from book
  • Excellent preparation for a seawatch or a pelagic trip
        PAL format (multiregional) plays on computers worldwide
        (Canada & USA plays on most modern DVD players)



     
CONTENTS


Series introduction
Key and map guide
Topography
About this guide
Species covered
Overview
Identification

Species accounts
Trindade Petrel
Kermadec Petrel
Atlantic Petrel
Great-winged Petrel
Bermuda Petrel
Black-capped Petrel
Soft-plumaged Petrel
Fea's Petrel
Cape Verde Petrel
Desertas Petrel
Zino's Petrel

Confusion groups and confusion pairs 
Group 1
Bermuda and Black-capped Petrels
Black-capped Petrel and Great Shearwater
Group 2
Light-morph Soft-plumaged Petrel and the feae-complex
The feae-complex
Group 3
Atlantic and light-morph Trindade Petrels
Group 4
Dark-morph Trindade and Great-winged Petrels
Dark-morph Trindade Petrel and Sooty Shearwater
Dark-morph Soft-plumaged and Great-winged Petrels
Dark-morph Soft-plumaged and dark-morph Trindade Petrels

Also:
Kermadec and Trindade Petrels
The problem of jaegers and South Polar Skua

Martin Elliott’s illustrations of the confusion pairs
References
Acknowledgments
Appendices
Credits
Timeline Disk 1
Timeline Disk 2
ID jogger
About the authors

Inset 1
First impressions and confusion groups
Inset 2
Saving the Bermuda Petrel
Inset 3
Saving the Zino’s Petrel
Inset 4
The ‘snowy-winged’ petrel Pterodroma sp. off Madeira
Inset 5
ID of the 2009 Varanger petrel
Inset 6 ID in the feae-complex
Inset 7 ID of a Zino’s Petrel off the Azores
Inset 8 ID of Kermadec and Trindade Petrels: interpreting photos
Inset 9 Additional South Atlantic gadflies
Inset 10 Pterodroma sp. off Gwennap Head, Cornwall, UK, 19th July 2005
Inset 11 The Azores: the northeast Atlantic’s Pterodroma hotspot
 

Sample pages


Sample pages


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