This book includes:
. 75 species of shorebirds with a complete account of each bird's characteristics and behavior.
. Over 200 full-color photos showing summer and winter plumage
. Distribution maps giving at-a-glance reference on breeding and wintering areas
. Silhouette illustrations showing flight profiles along with other tips for easy identification
. Detailed information covering everything from migrations, movements and numbers to descriptions of their breeding biology, nests and nest eggs.
This author has succeeded in conveying the fascination so many enthusiasts feel for this appealing group of birds, and the result is a beautifully illustrated and entertaining guide for both serious ornithologists and laymen alike.