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Getting Started in Birdwatching

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Learn how to become a competent birder in the shortest time possible. Birdwatching is the favorite sport of millions, but it can be frustrating for the beginner. Originally published in 1989, this concise volume was the first book designed to let the beginner in on the secrets of skilled birdwatching. Although especially valuable for beginners, the birding tips and regional checklists make this book useful for all birding enthusiasts. "A very useful, step-by-step introduction to the techniques of birding. Invaluable for beginners." - Roger Tory Peterson


The first book designed to let the beginner in on the secrets of skilled birdwatching.

About the Author

Gordon Morrison is a well-known naturalist whose work has been praised by Roger Tory Peterson as "Marvelous, beautiful, excellent . . . Morrison's work is so inspiring that I wish such clear material was available when I was slowly learning ecology. . . . We owe a debt of gratitude to Gordon for his interpretive skills as an artist. He is a superb teacher who uses visual methods." Robert Bateman likened his work to that of Albrecht Durer and Andrew Wyeth. Gordon Morrison makes his home in Massachusetts.

Product Details

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Boston :
Morrison, Gordon
Cronin, Edward W.
Bird watching
Bird watching -- United States.
Birds & Birdwatching
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 522
Publication Date:
216 p.

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Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » Birdwatching
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » General
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » General Ornithology and Birding

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