Melanie Heath, Carolien Borggreve and Nicholas Peet, 160 pages
Out of Print
The publication of European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends means that, for the first time, all pan-European data on bird populations and their distribution are available in one book. The information provided acts as a supplement to information given in two previous Birdlife International publications: Birds in Europe: Their Conservation Status and The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds: Their Distribution and Abundance. Full population data is presented on all 515 regularly occurring species in Europe with line illustrations for each species. Information on population trend and range trend data is provided, along with status threat summaries and population size estimates for each species.
The transnational project FAME (Future of the Atlantic Marine Environment) is coordinated by BirdLife and aims to research, identify and protect important areas for seabirds along the Atlantic seaboard.
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