By Simon Barnes
Few books are extra intimidating than a standard box advisor. There are just too many birds in them. This booklet introduces the reader to Britain's most blatant birds. however it does greater than that: it additionally explains them. It explains the way in which diversified birds do various things, devour assorted meals, sing varied songs and dwell assorted lives, and it explains why they're diverse. when you are a would-be birdwatcher yet don't recognize the place to begin, a foul birdwatcher's spouse is for you. it is going to assist you comprehend birdwatching; yet, way more vital, it is going to assist you start to comprehend birds.
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