RSPB Children's Guide to Birdwatching by David Chandler, Mike Unwin
  

RSPB Children's Guide to Birdwatching

Written by David Chandler, Mike Unwin

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Fascinating fact boxes and top tips for young birdwatching enthusiasts. There are handy hints on planning birding activities all year round and practical advice on how to get involved in conservation. With lots of colour photos it's certain to help you to identify birds. It will even tell you how to identify the many different bird songs that you'll be able to hear if you listen.

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A message from Nick Baker, President of the RSPB Wildlife Explorers:

'The great thing about birding is that anyone can do it. One of the best ways to get started is to spend time with someone who knows more about birds than you do. But they're not always easy to find - so that's where this book comes in. This book can be your 'birding friend'. Its two authors have been birding for a long time. They remember what it was like to be a beginner, so they know exactly what problems you might come across. Take their advice within the covers of this book, and you'll soon become an ace birder yourself.'

Synopsis

RSPB Children's Guide to Birdwatching by David Chandler, Mike Unwin

Presents an introduction to watching birds. This book discusses general birding - where to go and when, what equipment to take with you, tips on attracting birds to your garden, and how to take field notes. It features more than a hundred and thirty of the commonest species of Britain and Ireland.

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With winter birds visiting your garden for food, the RSPB Children's Guide To Birdwatching is ideal for spotting your feathered friends! It's a great guide to watching birds and is jam-packed with colour photographs and paintings. www.ngkids.co.uk, (18th Dec 2007)

I wish this guide had been around when I began birding! The Observer (June 2008)

An excellent book to encourage what could become a worthwhile and long passion Carousel (September 2008)

About the Author

David Chandler has been watching birds for more than 25 years. He worked for the RSPB and BirdLife International for over 15 years before pursuing a freelance career. He is a regular contributor to 'Bird Watching' magazine and co-author of the 'RSPB Children's Guide to Bird Watching'.

Mike Unwin is a freelance writer, editor and illustrator with 12 years' experience in natural history publishing. In 2000 he won the BBC Wildlife travel-writing competition. His children's titles include the bestselling RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds.

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Format

Paperback

Author

David Chandler, Mike Unwin
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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

25th September 2007

ISBN

9780713687958

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