revised check-list of the birds of the Maltese islands.
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Published by Classey in Hampton .
Written in English


  • Birds -- Maltese Islands

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The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20680410M

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Click on this link to access the list of all the birds that were recorded in Malta. You can also access the British Birds list of Western Palearctic Birds here. July 2, | 0 A new book called Birds of the Maltese Islands documents all the species of birds recorded in Malta. Written by ornithologist Natalino Fenech, the book cites all existing. Birds of the Maltese Islands documents and illustrates almost all the species of birds recorded in the Maltese Islands, giving their status, important old records as well as recent notable sightings since The book gives current English and scientific bird names according to the recommendations of the influential ornithological journal Dutch Birding. Checklist of the Birds of Malta BirdLife Malta. "A comprehensive list of all species of birds recorded in the Maltese Islands, with names in English, Maltese and scientific names. The birds are listed by Family according to the latest approved taxonomy. The local status of every species is also given, and a tickbox provided for.

A Complete Guide to the Birds of Malta, by Natalino Fenech. Published on 20 February in Book reviews. Midsea Books, ; hbk, pages; ISBN ; Subbuteo code M; £ Over 50 years ago, E. L. Roberts, author of a slim guide entitled The Birds of Malta, wrote: ‘I have long cherished a hope that a more enlightened, humane and unselfish generation will turn from. Birds are found grounded after night migration in cyclonic weather with southwesterly or easterly winds, much larger numbers and variety being seen with the latter. When there is a deterioration in the weather during the night, a large influx of birds is seen on the following morning, and in addition large flocks of migrating Turtle Doves are seen. This work presents the first full description, supplemented by full colour illustrations, of the hundreds of different species of birds recorded in the Maltese Islands. In the process, the importand tole of the archipelago in bird migration between Europe and Africa across the Central Mediterranean is amply documented and interpreted.   Maltese names are also listed. This book contains several new important records of birds recorded for the first time since , when the book A Complete Guide to the Birds of Malta, by the same author, was published. The book was judged as one of the best ten bird books published in by Birdwatch in the UK.

A video of aerial shots of the best spots in Malta and Gozo has emerged online, courtesy of two foreigners who fell in love with the islands. The drone footage by video-enthusiasts Ukrainian. The position of the Maltese islands in the central Mediyerranean makes them an ideal site to watch the migration of birds. This book chooses some of the sites where, and when, birds can be observed and lists some other wildlife. Customer Reviews. Review this book. Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over &1 million records ab species subspecies of birds, including distribution information regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more. 3. The birds with a Very Rare status are mainly vagrant birds which have only been recorded few times. Some of these birds are also birds which used to be commoner but have now become much rarer. 4. Some bird records are of birds ringed by licensed Birdlife Malta ringers. Ringing is a scientific method used to study birds and their behaviour.