Date: 12/27/19 9:22 am
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] new book - The Birds of Gambell and St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Thanks to Wayne Petersen and Ken Able for the announcement of the new
Gambell book that Paul Lehman has written for the Western Field
Ornithologists.    According to Wayne, "It's a stunning book filled with
spectacular images of Gambell rarities, many of which are the only North
American records."  For additional info, go to www.WFOPublications.org

Many of you have visited Gambell, or have this on your wish list of
birding destinations.

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Here's the description:

THE BIRDS OF GAMBELL AND ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND, ALASKA by Paul Lehman

Western Field Ornithologists is proud to announce the publication of THE
BIRDS OF GAMBELL AND ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND, ALASKA, by Paul E. Lehman.
This 360-page book is the first complete and detailed treatment of our
knowledge of the birds of this region, from the early explorers through
2018.  It is certain to remain the definitive work on the ornithology of
this fascinating island for decades to come.

The book is beautifully illustrated with maps and more than 800 color
photographs of the island and its habitats, and a majority of the bird
species, including many documentary photos of rare occurrences.

Detailed accounts of the 290 species that have been documented on the
island include a remarkable 19 first North American records (7 in
spring, 12 in fall).

Order at www.WFOPublications.org Paperback:$50 (plus s/h $8.50) Kindle
eBook version $29

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Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA
<barb620...>
 
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