This book describes in detail the 155 species of extremely rare birds that have occurred in the Western Palearctic: Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. All species that have occurred less than 10 times have been included. The records are listed with full details and references to books and articles, and include a photograph of the actual individual, if available. Some of these images are published in this book for the first time.
- 155 species described in detail.
- More than 300 photographs, some of which have never been published before.