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Collins Field Guide to Wildlife Sounds: Britain & Ireland

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Collins Field Guides

By: Geoff Sample

128 pages, Includes audio CD

Harper Collins

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #152977 | ISBN: 0007209061
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About this book

Covers all identifiable species: over 50 species of deer, bat, whale, dolphin, grasshopper, cricket and bird that can be identified by the sounds they make. The CD contains 70 minutes of actual sound. The text provides details on the time of year that you are likely to hear the sound, plus details on how and why the sound is produced.

PRAISE FOR GEOFF SAMPLE'S COLLINS FIELD GUIDE BIRD SONGS AND CALLS OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE: "Geoff Sample is an excellent sound-recordist and these habitat-by habitat CDs are seamlessly edited and have great atmosphere." Bird Watching REVIEWS OF PREVIOUS CDS BY GEOFF SAMPLE: "remarkably vivid!sheer pleasure" BBC NATURAL HISTORY PROGRAMME "The quality is as much rich sound tapestries as superb examples of a variety of British bird song" BRITISH WILDLIFE "a varied and excellent selection" RSPB BIRDS "Evocative. The quality of the recordings is excellent" BRITISH BIRDS


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Biography

Geoff Sample was born in rural Northumberland and has been interested in nature since his childhood. He worked in the London music industry for 15 years, but during this time he never lost his fascination with birds and wildlife. Nine years ago he began studying and recording birdsong. He is the author of Collins Field Guide Bird Songs and Calls, Bird Call Identification and Garden Bird Songs and Calls.

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