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A beautiful and imaginative guide for the armchair naturalist
 
A vivid biography of 225 of our favorite birds, what they look like, sound like, and where and when you can see them, this elegantly designed book is also packed full of folklore, poetry, and ornithological observation. Award-winning naturalist Brett Westwood and bestselling author Stephen Moss have distilled a lifetime's knowledge, insights, and enthusiasm ...
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Overview


A beautiful and imaginative guide for the armchair naturalist
 
A vivid biography of 225 of our favorite birds, what they look like, sound like, and where and when you can see them, this elegantly designed book is also packed full of folklore, poetry, and ornithological observation. Award-winning naturalist Brett Westwood and bestselling author Stephen Moss have distilled a lifetime's knowledge, insights, and enthusiasm into these pages. Full of diverting nuggets of information and atmospheric illustrations of birds and their habitats, this is a perfect gift book for the birder.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848549777
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2014
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 911,051
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Brett Westwood is an award-winning producer, presenter, and naturalist. He is the BBC's expert on birds for Springwatch and regularly presents episodes of The Living World and Nature. Stephen Moss is a TV presenter and author whose books include The Birder's Companion and The Bumper Book of Nature. Sir David Attenborough's broadcasting career has spanned 60 years. He has long been a prominent face and voice of natural history broadcasting, including cowriting and narrating Life and narrating The Blue Planet and Planet Earth.
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