Unique and innovative, this work is the result of numerous surveys and studies including thousands of observations collected by members the regional ornithological associations. It provides a comprehensive overview of the birds of the Poitou-Chararentes.
With 432 pages of a format of 24 x 32cm, this book has been designed for all bird-enthusiasts, be they experienced naturalists or simply nature-lovers. It includes more than 500 colour photogaphs and figures, plus distribution maps of the 180 nesting birds of the region.
It comes complete with a CD rom providing these distribution maps in a digital format.
All the birds of the Poitou-Charentes are covered – residents, migrants, winter visitors and accidentals.
The reader will also learn about the habitats of each species , the history of ornithology in the region, the broad landscapes of the region and the importance of these landscapes for