Protecting internationally important bird sites
Stroud, D.A., Mudge, G.P. & Pienkowski, M.W.
Chapters include rationale for selection of sites and the SPA/Ramsar network in Britain. Individual habitats and species are discussed in Appendices.



The EC Council Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds (Directive 79/409) emphasises the need to conserve bird habitats as a means of maintaining populations.

This report presents information on both identified sites of international importance and the rationale for their selection, as well as background information on the populations, status and habitats of Annex 1 (of the Directive) and a selection of other migratory species of major conservation importance regularly occurring in Britain.


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ISBN 0 86139 633 2
Please cite as: Stroud, D.A., Mudge, G.P. & Pienkowski, M.W., (1990), Protecting internationally important bird sites, ISBN 0 86139 633 2