This illustrated mini field guide has detailed descriptions of the most commonly encountered garden bird species. In addition a few rare birds and in-flight birds are included. Altogether there are 88 species shown with full colour artwork. Included in the information for each bird are size, general description, habitat, behaviour, voice, food, occurrence in gardens, and distribution both in Britain and the near continent.
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A practical section of the guide has information on feeders, plants for birds, making nest boxes, bird tables and feeders, bird food, ponds, birdbaths, and other hints to encourage birds to inhabit your garden.
The book’s concise size makes it handy for the pocket and for use both for the garden and also in the field. A plastic protector is a big help in inclement weather. Particularly handy is a fold-out insert with at-a-glance illustrations to help with quick recognition of birds.
Concise Garden Bird Guide
Published 2012 by New Holland
400+ full colour artwork
ISBN: 978 184773 978 0
The Wildlife Trusts
Waterside, Mather Rd
Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1WT
Tel. 0 1636 677 711