Guide to Identification & Ageing of Holarctic Waders
An essential reference book for all wader enthusiasts. Primarily aimed at ringers who have the opportunity to examine waders in the hand. It contains much information on identification and ageing, sexing and racial characters to aid birdwatchers in the field.
Paperback reprint of 1977 edition.
The geographical area covered by the guide comprises the Palaearctic and Nearctic faunal regions. All the species of the families Rostratulidae, Haematopodidae, Ibidorhynchidae, Recurvirostridae, Dromadidae, Burhinidae, Glareolidae, Charadriidae and Scolopacidae regularly breeding within the Holarctic are described in detail.