RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

Author: Mark Ward

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241444733

Category: Nature

Page: 130

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Birdwatching is one of the most popular hobbies in Britain, and one that can be done on your doorstep. In this handy guide, the budding birdwatcher will find all the information needed to create a welcoming garden environment for birds, as well as an in depth look at the most common garden birds. The ebook profiles the 40 British garden birds, each illustrated with in-situ photography to make identification easy. The sections on bird-feeding provide advice on different kinds of feeders, where to position them, and the right kinds of food to give birds, while practical projects include making and siting a nest box. Other sections show you how to design a bird-friendly garden, including choosing plants to attract particular species. The ebook also gives information about seasonal changes in bird behaviour, and a helpful size-comparison gallery for the species profiled in the ebook makes identification easy. RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch is perfect for the budding birdwatcher or families getting involved in birdwatching together. It is also ideal to use it during the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch event to help them monitor trends and keep track of how each species is doing.

RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

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Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405345750

Category: Nature

Page: 98

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Get out in the garden and get spotting with the RSPB - the UK's No.1 bird-lovers' society Find out how to identify birds and learn about their behaviour, from territorial disputes to courtship, with this pocket-sized guide. Discover which plants, feed and feedboxes will create a bird-friendly environment and have different species flocking to your garden.

RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

Author: Mark Ward

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241011300

Category: Nature

Page: 130

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Get out into the garden and get birdspotting with the RSPB Birdwatching can be done from your doorstep with RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch, the perfect guide for taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch. You'll find all the information you need to create a welcoming garden environment for birds, with explanations of different bird food, feeders and how to site them, including practical projects, such as making a nest box. Identify your birds with over 40 profiles of garden birds, including in-situ photography that shows birds as you see them in the wild along with a helpful size comparison gallery. With this new edition of RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch (previous ISBN 9781405345750) you will be able to make your garden more attractive to birds and then sit back and watch them explore, feed and raise families. Perfect for the budding birdwatcher or families getting involved in birdwatching together.

RSPB Pocket Birds of Britain and Europe

RSPB Pocket Birds of Britain and Europe

Author: Dorling Kindersley

Publisher:

ISBN: 0241257220

Category: Birds

Page: 224

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"This easy-to-use RSPB pocket companion to European and British birds is the ideal field guide for novice birdwatchers and experienced birders alike. From frequently seen garden birds to some of the more elusive birds of prey, discover over 300 species of bird found in the UK and Europe with RSPB Pocket Birds of Britain and Europe. Learn all about them from their calls and feeding behaviour, nesting habits and habitats, and differences in plumage. Crystal clear photographs bring the birds on the page to life, and notes on distinguishing features will help you identify different species of bird wherever you spot them. Maps show where and when you're likely to see each species, further aiding identification. This new edition also includes a web link, where you can hear common bird songs and calls to make identification even easier. This handy book is perfectly portable, making RSPB Pocket Birds of Britain and Europe the perfect companion for taking out in the field. "

Chris Packham's Nature Handbook

Chris Packham's Nature Handbook

Author: Chris Packham

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405363976

Category: Nature

Page: 258

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Explore the wonders of the natural world with Chris Packham and the RSPB The natural world is on your doorstep; whether you live in the heart of a concrete jungle, or on top of a mountain - so why not explore it? From woodlands to beaches, let Chris Packham take you on a sensory journey through some of the world's key habitats. You'll meet the wildlife that lives there and discover how the natural world really works. Explore the sights, sounds and smells, learn about the plants, animals, weather and ecological processes at work and find out how to interact with the wild while still conserving it. Packed with practical activities for every season and location, so you can learn about and engage with the wildlife around you; from raising butterflies from caterpillars to leaving a bucket of rainwater out to develop into an ecosystem.

RSPB Garden Birdwatch

RSPB Garden Birdwatch

Author: Mark Ward

Publisher:

ISBN: 1405318171

Category: Bird watching

Page: 72

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Get out in the garden and get spotting with the RSPB the UK's No.1 bird-lovers' society Find out how to identify birds and learn about their behaviour, from territorial disputes to courtship, with this pocket-sized guide. Discover which plants, feed and feedboxes will create a bird-friendly environment and have different species flocking to your garden. Then use the handy fold-out chart of over 40 species to identify the birds you are most likely to see. Pin it up and get the whole family spotting!

British Birds

British Birds

Author: Mike Lambert

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000111255265

Category: Birds

Page: 384

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This work is part of a great new series of compact and attractive identification guides designed to help you learn to spot and distinguish between different varieties and species of animals and plants. Assuming no previous knowledge, nearly 200 of the most common British birds are featured with bitesize information on their primary and secondary features, habitats and characteristics. The clear, easy-to-follow design, precise colour illustrations and beautiful colour photography will quickly help you identify anything from a Goldcrest to a Guillemot.

Garden Birds

Garden Birds

Author: Stephen Moss

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 0007177895

Category: Nature

Page: 239

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An invaluable pocket-sized guide to the 100 most popular species of bird that you are most likely to find in your town, garden or park Birdwatching is becoming very popular -- over 300,000 surveys were submitted for the 2003 Big Garden Birdwatch with the RSPB. This completely new title in the Collins Wild Guide series incorporates both practical information on each species and expert advice on how to encourage them into your garden. * Detailed description and ID factfile for each entry, enabling fast and accurate identification * Contains information on each species' feeding, behavioural habits, breeding, voice and population * An extensive introduction provides information on nesting sites, water, pests and predators Each two-page spread is devoted to a different species and illustrated with a colour photograph to aid identification. Compact and easy-to-use, Wild Guide Garden Birds is the perfect introduction to this increasingly popular subject.