A richly illustrated photographic guide to the shorebirds of the northern hemisphere, covering every species and subspecies in detail, with special emphasis on identification. With this important book, it should be possible to identify every species in the region, and even to age it and assign it to a particular race.
Richard Chandler is a renowned wader specialist and photographer. Formerly a professor at Imperial College, London, he has been a member of the British Birds editorial board for more than 20 years. His previous books include North Atlantic Shorebirds (Macmillan).