Birding for Beginners: A Comprehensive Introduction to Bird Watching

July 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm Leave a comment

Birding for Beginners:
A Comprehensive Introduction to Bird Watching

by Sheila Buff
(Paperback, 190 pages, 1993, ISBN: 0517161893)
List Price: $25.00, OUR PRICE: $17.00

BirdingAn informative and accessible introduction to the fascinating world of birdwatching.

With black and white illustrations and exquisite four-color photography, this book is the ideal guide to the birding experience. All the essentials for the beginner to enjoy birdwatching are covered: equipment, identification techniques, field guides, optics for birders, birding by ‘ear,’ and much more.

Also valuable are chapters on viewing bird behaviors such as feeding, flight, feather care, nesting and migration so the birder understands not just what kind of bird it is, but what the bird is doing. In addition, a selection of appendices cover everything from birding organizations to birding publications.

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