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RSPB Guide to Birdwatching: A Step-by-Step Approach

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Mike Unwin

176 pages, colour illus throughout

Christopher Helm

Paperback | Nov 2008 | #174644 | ISBN-13: 9780713679434
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About this book

Inspired by the RSPB's website, this great new book will launch beginner birders of all ages into the world of birds and bird watching. The book has been split into six sections which detail: principles of identification and tips on making notes and recording; bird watching equipment and field skills; how birds are built, how they work and where they come from; behaviour including breeding, feeding, migration and adaptation; bird habitats and distribution; and, how to help wild birds in your garden and beyond, current threats to birds and how to get involved in conservation.

"This neatly crafted guide from award-winning writer Mike Unwin is perfect to germinate future generations of birders."
- Sunday Express (30 Nov. '08)

"If you are looking for a Christmas present that will bring life-long happiness, then this is it."
- Sunday Express (30 Nov. '08)

"A beginner's dream"
- Highland News (Feb 2009)

"This would make a fantastic present for keen beginners."
- BTO News (Jan/Feb 2009)

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Mike Unwin is a knowledgeable naturalist and experienced author and illustrator, and has written several children's natural history books.

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