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How to Birdwatch

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Series: Birdwatcher's Guide Series

By: Stephen Moss

128 pages, 70 col photos, 140 col illus

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Mar 2006 | #156972 | ISBN: 1845374576
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Hardback | Mar 2003 | #127563 | ISBN: 1843301547
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About this book

Introductory guide to the basics of how and where to start birdwatching. Advice is given on choosing the right field guide, selecting suitable equipment and clothing and learning when and how to observe, identify and log bird life. Moss shows how to avoid common identification errors, demonstrates vital field techniques, illustrates the principles of basic field notes and how and when to find the birds themselves. Details are also given on bird fairs, conferences and organized trips.

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Stephen Moss is an experienced birdwatcher and writes a regular column on birdwatching for The Guardian. He is a BBC television producer, specializing in magazine-format programmes with a natural history element. Stephen is author of several books including Attracting Birds to your Garden, also published by New Holland. He lives in London. David Tipling is a professional wildlife and landscape photographer, who runs his own photographic agency, Windrush Photos, and is winner of a number of photographic awards. He writes regularly for Birdwatching, one of Britain's leading magazines for birdwatchers. He is the Photographic Editor of the Photographic Handbook of the Seabirds of the World, also published by New Holland. He lives in Kent.

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