"This book manages to be a superb introduction for the first-time visitor to Sweden's
south-westernmost point and, simultaneously, an excellent reference book for those who
often visit the Falsterbo peninsula..."
Lennart Nilsson in Vår Fågelvärld
"'Wings Over Falsterbo' is an easy to read
report on bird migration research and also a declaration of love and
admiration to the birds and
their behaviour as well as the Falsterbo peninsula..."
Göran Björnstedt in Skånska Dagbladet
"A totally delightful book, both
beautiful and informative..."
Inger Järsholm Broekhuis in Vinterposten
Click the links below for
previews of excerpts from each section ( .pdf-files)!
Where Land Ends - A Final Outpost..."
A backward glance at the natural history of the Falsterbo peninsula.
The art of bird migration.
Migration Calendar at Falsterbo
Bird migration is going on all year round, but most intensely during
About breeding birds at Falsterbo and Foteviken.
Research at Falsterbo
Results from the work at the Falsterbo Bird Observatory: ringing,
migration counts etc.
in the South-west
Guide to bird sites in Vellinge municipality.
Welcome to Falsterbo Bird Observatory
About guiding and other public arrangements.
Bird Species on the
List of all species found on the Falsterbo peninsula up to and
Bird Names in Eight
Bird names in English, Latin, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish,
Dutch and German.
More Bird Sites in South Scania and
Maps and short descriptions. These pages are located on the inside
of the cover. A strange format therefore occurs in the pdfs.
Wood Pigeons over Falsterbo Lighthouse -
front cover of Wings over Falsterbo.
Montage from photos by P-G Bentz (lighthouse) and John Larsen (pigeons).
Main author, editor & layout: Lennart Karlsson.
Co-authors: P-G Bentz,
Sophie Ehnbom, Nils Kjellén, Björn Malmhagen, Rachel Muheim, Anna
Nilsson, Peter Olsson and Susanne Åkesson.
Photographers: P-G Bentz, Jens B
Bruun, Jan Elmelid, Björn Hillarp, Jan-Åke Hillarp, John Larsen, Arne
Schmitz and others.
Sketches: Peter Elfman.
Translation into English from
Swedish original Vingar över Falsterbo:
Size 220 x 220
mm. 180 pages with lots of beautiful
Price: SEK 180:- (+ postage).
Falsterbo Bird Observatory, Fyren, SE-239 40 Falsterbo, Sweden