For the first time ever, here is a guide to the birdwatching sites of Norway, including the arctic archipelago of Svalbard (Spitsbergen). More than 350 sites are covered with detailed maps and descriptions on what to see, when to go and how to get there on your own. The book includes famous places such as Finnmark, Varanger, Pasvik, Lofoten, Utsira, Lista and Jćren, and shows you many of the best birds near cities such as Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Tromso.
The book explains:
- Where and when to go
- What weather you should hope for
- What species you may find
- The best tactics to approach each site
- Other animals you may encounter
- Din Tur’s photo hides, guided tours and accommodation
Here are also suggestions and advice on how to find the most sought-after species, including Lesser White-fronted Goose, King Eider, Steller’s Eider, Smew, Hazel Grouse, Rock Ptarmigan, Capercaillie, White-billed Diver, Storm Petrel, White-tailed Eagle, Gyr Falcon, Dotterel, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Ruff, Jack Snipe, Great Snipe, Grey Phalarope, Long-tailed Skua, Ross’s Gull, Ivory Gull, Sabine’s Gull, Brünnich’s Guillemot, Little Auk, Puffin, Eagle Owl, Snowy Owl, Hawk Owl, Ural Owl, Great Grey Owl, Black Woodpecker, Three-toed Woodpecker, Red-throated Pipit, Waxwing, Thrush Nightingale, Bluethroat, Barred Warbler, Arctic Warbler, Bearded Tit, Siberian Tit, Siberian Jay, Arctic Redpoll, Parrot Crossbill, Common Rosefinch, Pine Grosbeak, Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting and many more!
'This book really is essential!' 'The quality and detail contained in this book is truly outstanding.' 'The photographs ... are truly magnificent' (excerpts from a review in Birding World Magazine 25, p. 175).