Author: Sterry, Paul
Number Of Pages: 416
Release Date: 15-10-2020
Details: Product Description Combining practical birdwatching tips, the insights of internationally renowned ornithologists and the science, nature, art and history of birds, The Collins Garden Birdwatcher’s Bible is a glorious celebration of the stunning world of birds. Brimming with lavish photographs, The Collins Garden Birdwatcher’s Bible offers handy tips on identifying and attracting British garden birds, as well as discovering more about the evolution, history and art of birds of the world. With detailed visual profiles of the key birds of the region, readers will learn how to identify birds by their colours, calls and behaviour, the best equipment and resources to use, as well as learning to create bird-friendly gardens and bird houses, choosing the ideal food for bird types by season and how we can become better bird advocates. Full of stunning illustrations and packed with practical advice and hands-on projects, The Collins Garden Birdwatcher’s Bible is the ultimate guide for budding birdwatchers, eager ornithologists, nature-lovers, gardeners, botanists and anyone seeking to learn more about these majestic creatures that rule the skies. CONTENTS:THE HISTORY OF BIRDS • PRACTICAL BIRDWATCHING &IDENTIFICATION • UNDERSTANDING & ATTRACTING BIRDS •BIRD-FRIENDLY GARDENS & BIRD-INSPIRED ART Review ‘An exquisitely illustrated book that everyone should be twitching to get their hands on … The information is accessible to beginners and novices, offering insightful tips for even experienced birdwatchers. With this book, educating oneself further about British birds needn’t be a flight of fancy’ The Field About the Author Paul Sterry has written and illustrated more than 50 books, including the bestselling Collins Complete Guide to British Birds and Collins Complete Guide to British Trees. Trained as a zoologist, Paul has been a wildlife photographer for over 20 years and regularly undertakes research expeditions. He has worked as a Research Fellow at Sussex University studying freshwater ecology. Paul is a keen birder and conservationist. Sonya Patel Ellis is a London-based writer, editor and artist primarily working with pressed botanicals. She founded her website, The Herbarium Project in 2013. Her recent books include Nature Tales: Encounters with Britain’s Wildlife with Michael Allen and a foreword by David Attenborough (2010) and A History of the World in 500 Walks (Editor, 2016).
Package Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.8 x 1.5 inches