This title is intended as an aid to those involved in monitoring nests for research and conservation purposes. Written and illustrated by experts, this richly illustrated guide contains a wealth of information for 146 British and Irish species, together with introductory sections on nest-monitoring techniques, nest identification, legislation, the BTO Nest Record Scheme and nest-finding skills. Its combination of concise notes and quick-reference facts and figures, together with expert advice and chapters on the basics, makes it an ideal field companion for both beginners and experienced nest recorders. Each species account covers: where the species breeds, with a UK distribution map and details on typical habitat and nest sites; seasonality of breeding, with a timetable of when most birds are on eggs and chicks; identification of eggs and young, with photographs; and, species-specific nest finding methods and considerations.
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