"Birders" are a community of obsessional people, almost all male, who sacrifice most of their spare time, sometimes their chances of a partner or family, even occasionally their lives, for birds. This is the story of that community, of its characters, its equipment and its adventures.
Since 1972 Mark Cocker has been a member of a community of obsessional people, almost all male, who sacrifice most of their spare time, a good deal of money, sometimes their chances of a partner or family, even occasionally their lives, for birds, Birders is the story of this community, of its characters, its rules, its equipment (only a certain type of notebook will do) and its adventures - often hilariously funny, Birders is also a work of love - the story of what birds can do to the human heart.
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Mark Cocker is the author of three highly praised works of nonfiction. He is one of the regular Country Diaristis in the Guardian.
Birders by Mark Cocker
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