Bad Birdwatcher"s Companion by Simon Barnes

Cover of: Bad Birdwatcher

Published by Naxos of America .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • Reference works,
  • Nature,
  • Abridged Audio - Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Books on Tape/CD

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9161118M
ISBN 109626344466
ISBN 109789626344460

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I have many bird books from Birds of the Western Palearctic to the Collins Guide - plus 2 shelves of books on individual species. This book is still Bad Birdwatchers Companion book delight - and like all Simon Barnes books - immensely readable. The illustrations are just sketches - cartoon like, but they give the jizz of the individual bird/5(18).

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