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Tony Soper's Bird Table Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting Birds and Other Wildlife to Your Garden

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Tony Soper

192 pages, B/w illus

David & Charles

Hardback | Oct 2006 | Edition: 8 | #161491 | ISBN: 0715324136
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All-new edition of this classic work, with completely revised text and brand new illustrations. This book covers everything you need to know about attracting wild birds to your garden, with details of what feed to put out to attract the maximum variety of birds all year round. It also includes nestboxes, pond building and gardening with wildlife in mind, with advice on attracting frogs, newts, toads, hedgehogs, foxes, badgers and other kinds of wildlife to your garden. It is beautifully illustrated with superbly observed watercolours and line drawings, capturing the essence of wild bird behaviour and appealing to the widest possible readership.


Introduction - Through the Kitchen Window...; 1 Bird Gardening; 2 The Bird Table; 3 Food for Feeding; 4 Water; 5 Nestboxes; 6 The Bird Year; 7 Mammals and Other Creatures; 8 Insects; 9 Predators and Safety Devices; Appendices equipment, societies, journals and magazines, suppliers; Acknowledgments; Index.

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Tony Soper is affectionately remembered by many people in their 40s, 50s and 60s from his TV programmes. His voice remains one of the best known in British wildlife. He is the author of the classic Bird Table Book (over 50,000 copies sold) and appears on TV regularly. Tony lives in Salcombe, Devon.

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