The Historical Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland 1875-1900
The landscape of Britain has been irreversibly changed over the last century. Modern agriculture, urban expansion, industry and transport have all left their mark, altering the face of the countryside forever. Shifting with the changing scene, the fortunes of Britain and Ireland's bird populations have fluctuated dramatically over the years. As current farming practices have evolved, the natural habitats and breeding patterns of many species have been disrupted.
The Historical Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland 1875-1900 is a fascinating book resulting from years of meticulous research by the author.
Large colour distribution maps and their accompanying text paint a species-by-species picture of a period which completely transformed the landscape of this country.
450 pages. 450 pages.
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