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Chris Packham's Birdwatching Guide: From Beginner to Birder

by Chris Packham

ISBN: 9780241634905

Chris Packham's infectious passion for nature will inspire you on your bird watching journey.

Chris is a lifelong birdwatcher and the perfect guide on a day out bird spotting. Through a series of chapters, he can build you from an absolute beginner exploring your own backyard, giving you tips and insights that he has gained from years of bird watching.

Whether you are in a city or deep in the country, birds are guaranteed and provide an easy doorway into nature. Learn where, when, and how to look and what to look out for. Find out what equipment to buy and how to use it. Discover the different characters and characteristics of birds - from the shy bittern to the bold robin and gymnastic red kite.

In this book you can find:

-Instructions on how to prepare for bird watching, including Hides and hide etiquette, Types of binoculars,Taking notes and Making sketches

-How to identify species of birds- explore Shape and size, Colours and markings, Preening and maintenance and Seasonal changes in plumage

-Different types of habitats where you can find birds such as Gardens and balconies, Parks and urban lakes, Urban areas and waste ground

As you build skills and experience, the book will help you expand horizons from walks with binoculars around your "local patch" to visiting remote wildlife reserves and other nature hot spots, with their contrasting bird life and different demands, from dense woodland to expansive estuaries teeming with flocks of waders. Whether you are an expert in bird watching or would like to learn more about bird watching, this guide will be perfect. Learn more about habitats, techniques and birds to help you on your bird-watching journey.

160 pages.

€ 16.25 

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Date of Publication: 07/03/2024

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