Birdwatcher's Pocket Companion
By (author) Malcolm Tait
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Birdwatcher's Pocket Companion by Malcolm Tait
Book DescriptionThis attractive, handy pocket book will appeal to all twitchers, birders, ornithologists and garden-tickers. There are many species of birdwatcher, and they're all catered for by this unique book. From the serious (why vultures are dying out in Asia) to the bizarre (the parrot that can read minds); the informative (why waxwings have waxy wings) to the completely ridiculous (the avian footballing XI, starring Bobby Moorhen and Jimmy Grebes), 'The Birdwatcher's Pocket Companion' takes the reader through a veritable aviary of notes, quotes, facts and stats. But this book doesn't just contain fascinating snippets of information, it also offers extracts from the finest writing about birds over the centuries. Gilbert White shares space with Chaucer, while Flora Thompson nestles up to DH Lawrence. The market for this book is huge: Britons are birdwatching like never before. The RSPB alone has over one million members, while sales of garden bird food topped the GBP100 million mark last year. Of the three leading newsstand wildlife magazines, two are about birds, and the ratings for Bill Oddie's recent garden wildlife show, with its particular focus on birds, topped those of many soap operas.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781862057975
(160mm x 110mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Pavilion Books
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Malcolm Tait
Wildlife Walks, Paperback (September 2010)
A comprehensive guide to more than 500 of the very best wildlife reserves in the country.
Birds in Your Garden, Paperback (July 2010)
This is the ideal companion for learning about the birds in your garden, featuring species profiles and a wealth of useful advice.
Wildlife Pocket Companion, Hardback (September 2008)
A unique and hugely entertaining anthology of facts, amazing stories, snippets and lore about the birds, bugs and blooms of Britain.
Walker's Pocket Companion, Hardback (November 2007)» View all books by Malcolm Tait
What would you do it you were charged by an elephant? What's the history behind Kendal mint cake? How do you pack a rucksack? Why did England's greatest essayist like to walk alone? Which soap characters should never have gone out for a walk? And, importantly, how do you ramble for sex? This title answers all these questions, and hundreds more.
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Author Biography - Malcolm Tait
The book is written and compiled by Malcolm Tait, one of the 'Companion' series editors, who also edited 'The Wildlife Companion' and 'The Walker's Companion'. A committed amateur naturalist, he writes a monthly bird column for 'The Ecologist', and edits 'Butterfly' and 'Conserver' magazines. Malcolm lives in Maidenhead, Berkshire.
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