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Not Just About George

Advantages: More diverse than the title would have you believe
Disadvantages: None - unless you really do have a tortoise fixation

Sometimes we find books on our shelves that we've been meaning to read for a long time, and by the time we get around to reading them they may have lost their original purpose. It would be easy to assign this category to Henry Nicholls' tale of (probably ...

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Review of Lonesome George - Henry Nicholls

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A guide to your gardens other tenants..

Advantages: Clear and colourful photos, includes advice to attract wildlife to your garden
Disadvantages: None for me

I have always been interested in wildlife, probably because I grew up living in or near the countryside. However, since I got my allotment and started working as a gardening trainee, my interest has really grown. I felt confident at recognising most birds ...

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Review of Collins Complete Guide to British Garden Wildlife - Paul Sterry

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Wings Around the World

Advantages: Great insight into how birds live.
Disadvantages: Not a field guide.

The Life of Birds was written by the naturalist and film maker Sir David Attenborough. Now in his 70s, he joined BBC television and launched the successful Zoo Quest programmes in 1954. This series lasted ten years, and he has been involved in numerous ...

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Review of The Life of Birds - David Attenborough

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Fine feathered friends

Advantages: Good writing, great photography
Disadvantages: none

...Sir David Attenborough, veteran of many major book/television series combinations, has knocked them for six again with 'The Life of Birds'. This book is the perfect companion for learning more while watching the series, and yet stands alone admirably for ...

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Review of The Life of Birds - David Attenborough

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Superbly informative and interesting

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The Life of Birds is the companion book to the BBC television series of the same name. The book is laid out in the same format as the TV series with each chapter covering an episode of the series. The photography is lavish, with stills from the televis ...

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Review of The Life of Birds - David Attenborough

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