As new hardcover. BOU Check-list No. 11. A complete systematic list of the avifauna with status and distribution details. Introductory section covers natural history, climate, vegetation, breeding, migration, conservation, taxonomy, and history of ornithological activity. Sicily and its outlying islands sit off the toe of Italy and this detailed account provides a unique insight in to the past and present birdlife of the islands. Tables, maps, photographs.