[mou] Bird book needed??

markotnes at cableone.net markotnes at cableone.net
Wed Jan 16 15:53:06 CST 2008

The Collins Pocket Guide, The Birds of Britain and Europe with North Africa and the Middle East might work too.
I believe it covers all of Iraq.  It's a small guide laid out like Robin's The Birds of North America.

Mark Otnes
Fargo ND
markotnes at cableone.net

On Wed Jan 16 12:34 , "Holly Peirson"  sent:

>>From ABA Sales, accessible through www.abasales.com, you can find:
>Field Guide to the Birds of the Middle East, Princeton U. Press, Rev. 2004,
>480 pages, paper, Porter, Christensen, Schiermacker-Hansen,
>Covers Arabian Peninsula, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran,
>Turkey, and Cyprus. 700 species described, plumage and voice details. Maps
>opposite plates. 112 color illustrations.
>$32.00 for members, $40 for non-members
>You may also be able to find some used books like this if you go to sites
>like Amazon, Alibris, or ABE Books.
>Holly Peirson
>Columbus, Anoka Co.
>Good luck with your Tour of Duty.
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>Of Browning, Jimmie L COL RES USAR USARC
>Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:52 PM
>To: birderguy
>Cc: MOU-Net
>Subject: Re: [mou] Bird book needed??
>I am also due to rotate to Iraq this fall for 90 days as a reserve
>physician.  I have been trying to find a book on birds in the Iraq/mideast
>area and have been unsuccessful.  Thank your nephew for us all and we wish
>him a safe return.  I will let you know if I find anything. and If anyone
>else finds something please pass it on to me.  Good Birding!!
>COL Jimmie Browning
>United Family Practice
>St. Paul
>----- Original Message -----
>From: birderguy birderguy at comcast.net>
>Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 22:10
>Subject: [mou] Bird book needed??
>To: MOU-Net mou-net at moumn.org>
>> Sorry if this is just a little bit of subject, please respond off 
>> list..  
>> My nephew is serving in Iraq and I would like to get a bird 
>> identification guide for him
>> for that area that I can send him, hopefully one that's good but 
>> not too large that he
>> might be able to bring it with him on missions..
>> Thanks Andrew
>> --
>> Andrew Longtin
>> Corcoran (Hennepin Co.) Minnesota 
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