The Art of Pishing

Overview

  • First-ever how-to book on this time-proven technique
  • Features 13 pish explanations and audio demonstrations by Pete Dunne
  • Effective throughout North America

Learn the arcane yet effective art of pishing from a master. In this unique book and CD package, renowned birder Pete Dunne presents an illustrated workshop on how to attract birds by making precise and well-practiced hisses, whistles, chips, and squeals...

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Overview

  • First-ever how-to book on this time-proven technique
  • Features 13 pish explanations and audio demonstrations by Pete Dunne
  • Effective throughout North America

Learn the arcane yet effective art of pishing from a master. In this unique book and CD package, renowned birder Pete Dunne presents an illustrated workshop on how to attract birds by making precise and well-practiced hisses, whistles, chips, and squeals (along with some kisses and thumps) that almost guarantee spectacular success in the field. The text explains the hows, whys, and whens of 13 different pishes, including the basic pish, stutter pish, whisper pish, knockdown pish, screech-owl warble, sequential chip, and squeal. The soundtrack features audio demonstrations so you can compare your efforts to an expert's. Together, this book and CD will send you well on your way to becoming a pisher extraordinaire.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811732956
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 7/10/2006
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 92
  • Sales rank: 666,245
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Pete Dunne is one of the country's best-known birders and the author of numerous books on birding, bird identification, and natural history. He is director of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory and a past recipient of the American Birding Association's Roger Tory Peterson Award. He lives in Cumberland County, New Jersey.
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