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  • Over 350 photographs (about 90% previously unpublished)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)


Series introduction
Key and map guide
About this guide
Species covered

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

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

Martin Elliott’s illustrations of the confusion pairs
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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