These photographs have been taken on a number of birding trips to various countries within Europe including France, Spain, Norway, Lesbos (Greece), Cyprus, Madeira, and the Canary and Balearic Islands. Many of these trips were in the course of tour-
Although I have generally avoided photos of birds 'in-
The Association of European Records and Rarities Committees (AERC) has produced a comprehensive and generally accepted listing of Western Palearctic birds and I have decided to use this (with a few exceptions) as a basis for the sequence of European species. The taxonomic sequence does differ in some respects to others available (for example, the BOU British List) but nomenclature and taxonomy are constantly being updated and argued over, often to the annoyance of birders! English bird names used here are those in general use by birders.
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