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Finding Birds in Lapland

Finding Birds in Lapland

Dave Gosney

2010.

Compared to other publications covering the same area, this one:

  • Provides the most detailed maps - so you can easily find your way to the best tracks, footpaths, feeding stations, hides and bird towers.
  • Includes GPS co-ordinates to help you find the right turnings, parking spaces or viewing points.
  • Highlights the best areas only - and summarises the key attraction in the first paragraph so you can easily decide whether to read on or bother to visit the site.
  • Has a map on the inside cover which serves as an index so you can easily find any site in the book.
  • Is light and portable (and cheap).
  • Is complemented by a DVD showing you exactly what it's like to go birding in many of these sites.

Sites covered:

  • Varanger Fjord including separate sections giving details for Vadso, Vardo, Hornoy, Ekkeroy and Hamningberg.
  • Tanafjord including Hoyholmen.
  • Batsfjord and Berlevag including the tundra areas en route.
  • The Pasvik Valley including sites for Arctic Warbler, Siberian Jay, etc.
  • Valdak marshes and Stabbursdalen - for more than just Lesser Whitefronts.
  • Karigasniemi - where to look for breeding waders and mountain birds.
  • Inari to Utsjoki - including the best site in Scandinavia for Pine Grosbeak.
  • Ivalo and Inari - including sites for Little Bunting, Dotterel, Pine Grosbeak, etc.
  • Sodankyla including Kelujarvi (Little and Rustic Bunting sites), Kitinen Valley and Ilmakkiaapa - including exceptional sites for Broad-billed Sandpiper and White-tailed Eagle.
  • Pyhatunturi - a site for Black Woodpecker, Tengmalm's Owl, etc.

37 pages.

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