Explore the latest frontier of European birding.Be amazed by exclusive stereo recordings of 23 petrels as they electrify the night. Learn from full-colour plates, how to identify these mysterious birds as they fly past our shores. Discover for yourself how research has decrypted new species on vulnerable and secret islands.Petrels night and day illustrates the sounds with sonagrams and describes the recording locations.
Listen to Zino’s, Fea’s, Desertas and Bulwer’s Petrel, Cory’s,Scopoli’s and Cape Verde Shearwater, Great Shearwater, Madeiran and Boyd’s Little Shearwater, Manx, Balearic and Yelkouan Shearwater, Northern Fulmar, White-faced Storm Petrel, European and Mediterranean Storm Petrel, Leach’s Storm Petrel, Atlantic, Monteiro’s, Madeiran and Cape Verde Storm Petrel, and Swinhoe’s Storm Petrel. Learn how to identify them in daylight, when they are joined by Sooty Shearwater and Wilson’s Storm Petrel from the Southern Hemisphere.
Be warned: this book could start a serious obsession.From the team that brought you The Sound Approach to birding, featuring the adventures of Magnus Robb, sound recordist and composer, and the identification expertise of Collins field guide illustrator Killian Mullarney.