Our Garden Birds

a stunning illustrated guide to the birdlife of the British Isles Matt Sewell. Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Like Blackbirds, gnomes and roses, no British garden is complete without a Wren. A tiny, busy, hardy bird that won't mind ...

Author: Matt Sewell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781446489086

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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In this beautiful, collectible new volume, street artist Matt Sewell offers his own unique take on 52 of our favourite British garden birds. Since its first appearance in July 2009, Matt's 'Bird of the Week' feature for the Caught by the River website has quickly become a cult hit. His pop-art watercolours are distinctive and enchanting, as are his innovative descriptions, which see great tits 'bossing the other birds around', the 'playful yet shy buoyancy' of bullfinches and the 'improbable' nature of the waxwing ('like a computer-generated samurai finch'). With 52 birds, one for each week of the year, this delightful gift book will appeal to bird watching enthusiasts, children and adults, and art and illustration fans alike.
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RSPB Garden Birds

RSPB (rspb.org.uk) The RSPB is the leading body for conservation of birds and other wildlife in Britain. Its website offers advice on a number of activities, including how to build a garden pond, large or small ...

Author: Marianne Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472955920

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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Even the smallest garden attracts some birdlife, and watching garden birds is a great joy for all nature lovers, especially those who cannot travel as widely as they might like. Garden birdwatchers are often new to birdwatching and can feel daunted by the array of species covered in even a small field guide to British birds. This beautiful book focuses wholly on birds that are frequent garden visitors to the UK and reveals details of how they live, how you can bring them into your garden and boost their survival and breeding success, and how to identify them. It is divided into logical categories for the non-expert. Forty-seven garden bird species are treated in detail over two or four pages, with more extended accounts for the most widely observed garden species. Marianne Taylor looks at each species' life history, behaviour and breeding habits, advising how to attract and support each bird in your garden, as well as sorting out all common identification conundrums. Chapters are interspersed with spreads on general practicalities of garden birdwatching and managing a wildlife garden. More than 200 spectacular photographs will reveal every detail of our garden birds' appearance and behaviour and side-by-side images are included for more difficult-to-identify species. The final chapter deals with birds that are welcome but less regular visitors and encourages readers to venture into the wider world of birdwatching.
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New Scientist

David Attenborough's Videobook of British Garden Birds, not only uses teletext but also has a double soundtrack of commentary and bird song to give the viewer a choice of one or the other or both. The BBC has also issued practical ...

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.
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RHS Birdwatching Journal

British Trust for Ornithology The British Trust for Ornithology's volunteer surveyors and members work in ... www.wwt.org.uk BirdForum The largest birding community on the internet. www.birdforum.net British Garden Birds British Garden ...

Author: Royal Horticultural Society

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9780711262249

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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The RHS Birdwatching Journal is the ideal notebook for every birdwatcher
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Birds of the British Isles

It can be fun to spot garden birds from the comfort of your own home. Many birds visit gardens to find food or to nest in shrubs and bushes. You can attract birds by leaving out nuts or seeds for them. You can even hang up a nesting box ...

Author: Lucy Beevor

Publisher: Let's Look At

ISBN: 9781474763936

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Tied into the KS1 science curriculum, this book takes a lively, attractive look at British birds. Using lots of familiar examples, along with some unfamiliar ones, it's an accesible look at the diverse creatures of the UK. Lots of photographs and small pieces of text throughout make the book a fun and engaging read.
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British Birds

... D., The Encyclopedia of British Birds, Dempsey Parr, 1999 Cocker, M. and Mabey, R., Birds Britannica, Chatto and Windus, 2005 Couzens, D., ldentifying Birds by Behaviour, Collins, 2005 Couzens, D., The Secret Lives of Garden Birds, ...

Author: Mike Lambert

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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.
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