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.
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