A glimpse into the secret lives of over 50 garden birds, with beautiful illustrations and intriguing facts. Did you know that woodpeckers are capable of learning simple codes? Hooded crows can form connections with humans? A jay's call affects the behaviour of surrounding squirrels?
All these fascinating bird activities and more are revealed in The Hidden Life of Garden Birds. Unusual feeding behaviour is just the tip of the iceberg. From territorial conflict and strange relationships with man, to breeding and nesting oddities, this book exposes all the drama behind garden birds' everyday survival – making it the perfect gift for birdwatchers.
The Hidden Life of Garden Birds will enlighten you to the secret going-ons of the common creatures you can spot from the comfort of your back doorstep.
Dominic Couzens is a leading nature writer and lecturer in the UK. He has been writing about wildlife for over 20 years and is the author of several successful books including The Pocket Guide to Garden Birds. Dominic has appeared on BBC television and regularly contributes to leading magazines including BBC Wildlife Magazine, Bird Watching and Nature's Home (RSPB).