The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.
This is the perfect pocket guide for keen birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts to identify the diverse range of birds that inhabit their gardens.
Authoritative text and beautiful photographs show the distinguishing features of each bird, including information on each species' feeding, behavioural habits, breeding, voice and population. An extensive introduction provides information on nesting sites, water, pests and predators.
This new edition builds on the strengths of the unrivalled original, covering all birds most likely to be found in our gardens.
Stephen Moss is a television producer, writer and broadcaster specialising in British wildlife, especially birds. He has worked for the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol and been responsible for many successful series, including Birding with Bill Oddie, Big Cat Diary, Springwatch, Autumnwatch and The Nature of Britain. He writes a monthly column on birdwatching for the Guardian, and also regularly contributes to BBC Wildlife, Gardener's World, and Countryfile magazines. His books include A Bird in the Bush: A Social History of Birdwatching, A Sky Full of Starlings and The Bumper Book of Nature.