Birds of Monhegan


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The Birds of Monhegan is a record of the amazing 336 species of birds that have been recorded on Monhegan and the surrounding islets and waters, dating back to the earliest known observations in 1605. It lays out in detail the status, abundance, seasonality, historical occurrences and locality, with notes on migration, breeding, subspecies, banding and more. It also presents the history of birding on the island, highlighting the contributions of the many observers and research studies conducted, and discusses the habitats and weather that affect the presence of birds. Importantly, for visitors, it contains descriptions and maps of the notable birding locations, how to make the most of your visit, and an annotated checklist. Throughout its pages are over 250 color photos, all taken right on Monhegan, showcasing its birds, history and landscapes.