Mark A. Colwell, Professor in the Wildlife Department at Humboldt State University, has been studying shorebirds for nearly thirty years.
“This comprehensive text explores the ecology, conservation, and management of these fascinating birds.” - The Guardian
“It is not often that one picks up a book and realizes he . . . has been missing it for years without realizing it.” - David B. Lank, The Condor
“A pleasure to read and a real asset to a biologist’s bookshelf; both as a reference and as a source of inspiration.” - Golo Maurer, Emu-Austral Ornithology
“A fine book.” - Choice
“This excellent work should be on the shelf of anyone interested in shorebirds. . . . it is an extremely valuable source of information.” - Tamas Szekely, Ibis
“[This book] will fill an important need for information on a group of birds whose existence is being threatened. . . . Recommended.” - Choice