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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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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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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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The Life of Birds

Advantages: Incredibly informative with lots of colourfull pictures
Disadvantages: None

Companion to the BBCTV series, written by the institution that is Sir David Attenborough. Each chapter relates to a show, is an excellent companion to it or great on its own if you havn't seen it. If you are interested in the wild world of nature you shou ...

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Silent Fields by Roger Lovegrove

Advantages: Very detailed account of the subject matter
Disadvantages: None

Silent Fields This book is a sickening book to read, but it is a book that I can thoroughly recommend, in any case. It is a long, comprehensive and detailed book by Roger Lovegrove detailing the long decline of the wildlife of Britain. I believe ...

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