Atlas de las aves en invierno en España 2007-2010

The frst atlas covering the birds present in Spain in winter. This volume is the result of field work completed over three years by thousands of volunteers, coordinated by Seo/BirdLife. This organization has also carried out the enormous task of the analysing, interpreting and publishing the data in this volume. The work includes a lengthy and detailed description of the methodology applied, the winter climate of Spain, geographical variations, the variety of species wintering on the Iberian Peninsula, seasonal and environmental factors, a discussion of the role of protected areas as winter refuges for  trans-Saharan migrants in Spain.

 

This is a reference work for future ornithological studies and a basic tool for the management of habitats and the conservation of the biodiversity of Spain.