Birds of Azerbaijan
By Michael Patrikeev
500 pages, Illustrated, 6 ¾" x 9 ½"
The only complete monograph on birds of Azerbaijan: a Transcaucasian country bordering the Caspian Sea. The monograph includes introduction into geography of Azerbaijan, history of bird studies in this country, analysis of the avifauna, conservation, 372 species accounts, distribution maps, annotated bird list, sections on important bird areas, colonial birds, waterfowl, influence of cold winters and oil pollution. The monograph also includes the most complete list of references on birds of Azerbaijan. The book and provides a highly desirable taxonomic and systematic acquisition for zoological libraries, specialists and students involved in ornithology, as well as for nature conservationists, biogeogfraphers, birdwatchers and all lovers of nature. The Author (a graduate of St. Petersburg University) is a zoologist with the Nature Conservancy and the President of the Institute for the Conservation of World Biodiversity. Michael lived and worked in Azerbaijan for fourteen years. He is presently involved in bird studies and conservation activities in Canada, Texas, Mexico and Peru.
Faunistica No. 38
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