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The Urban Birder

Biography / Memoir

By: David Lindo (Author), Stephen Moss (Author)

222 pages, b/w photos

Bloomsbury Publishing

Paperback | Jun 2015 | #224099 | ISBN-13: 9781472925527
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £9.99 $12/€11 approx

About this book

Please note, this is a reissue of The Urban Birder, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers.

Anyone can become an Urban Birder. You can do it anywhere and any time, whether you've got the day to spare, on your way to work, during your lunch break or just looking out of a window. Look up and you will see. The Urban Birder is an inspirational look at the birdlife in our cities, or more accurately, the author's personal journey of discovery involving encounters with racism, air rifle-toting youths, girls, alcohol, music, finding urban wildlife oases and of course, birds. David Lindo's story is entertaining and sometimes controversial, but the one guarantee is that the reader will be left feeling inspired enough to pick up a pair of binoculars and head to the nearest park.

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Self-styled 'The Urban Birder', David Lindo is a one-man ornithological phenomenon. He is a regular on TV and radio, has a flourishing website and blog, and writes for a host of magazines including BBC Wildlife, Bird Watching and the RSPB's Birds, the last of which has a readership in excess of 1 million people.

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