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Garden Bird Confidential By Dominic Couzens

Garden Bird Confidential
by Dominic Couzens

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Do you really know what's going on away from the bird feeder? This title lets you discover the private lives of your bird table regulars. It includes profiles of over 50 birds, with key information for identifying and learning about their different plumage, song, food and ways you can attract them to your garden.
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Garden Bird Confidential: Discover the hidden world of garden birds by Dominic Couzens

Do you really know what's going on away from the bird feeder? Discover the private lives of your bird table regulars in this fascinating expose of the drama behind their everyday survival. There are profiles of over 50 birds, with key information for identifying and learning about their different plumage, song, food and ways you can attract them to your garden. However this book goes further than just the general profile, revealing the more secretive and intimate aspects of their existence, such as: Unusual feeding behaviour Territorial conflict Strange relationships with man Breeding and nesting odditiesWith over 200 colour photographs and artworks to help you identify your winged visitors, Garden Bird Confidential is a must for all nature lovers.

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About Dominic Couzens


Dominic Couzens is a leading nature writer and lecturer in the UK. He has been writing about wildlife for over 20 years and is the author of several successful books including The Pocket Guide to Garden Birds. Dominic has appeared on BBC television and regularly contributes to leading magazines including BBC Wildlife Magazine, Birdwatching and Birds.Location: Dorset, UK.

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION. FINCHES AND SPARROWS. Bullfinch; Siskin; Greenfinch; Goldfinch; Serin; Chaffinch; Brambling; House Sparrow; Tree Sparrow; Yellowhammer; CROWS AND STARLING. Rook; Carrion Crow; Hooded Crow; Jackdaw; Magpie; Jay; Starling; TITS. Blue Tit; Great Tit; Coal Tit; Marsh Tit; Willow Tit; Crested Tit; Long-tailed Tit; FLYCATCHERS, WARBLERS AND CRESTS. Pied Flycatcher; Spotted Flycatcher; Chiffchaff; Blackcap; Goldcrest; Firecrest; Garden Warbler; Willow Warbler; THRUSHES AND CHATS. Mistle Thrush; Song Thrush; Redwing; Fieldfare; Blackbird; Robin; Redstart; Black Redstart; ACCENTORS AND WAGTAILS. Dunnock; Wren; Pied Wagtail; SWALLOWS AND MARTINS. House Martin; Swallow; Swift; WOODPECKERS. Great Spotted Woodpecker; Lesser Spotted Woodpecker; Green Woodpecker; PIGEONS AND DOVES. Collared Dove; Turtle Dove; Woodpigeon; Feral Pigeon; OTHER VISITORS. Pheasant; Sparrowhawk; Tawny Owl; Nuthatch; Treecreeper;

Additional information

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Garden Bird Confidential: Discover the hidden world of garden birds by Dominic Couzens
Dominic Couzens
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2011-03-07
192
0600620522
9780600620525
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.