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Birds of Western North America – A Photographic Guide

…there is definitely a place for this volume

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The Status of Birds in Britain and Ireland

…whole-heartedly recommended

binoculars

Ultraview 8x42 DH by Kenko

…value for money

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Collins Bird Guide

2nd Edition

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Helm Dictionary of Bird Names

…another terrific resource

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Harrier Jacket

…from Country Innovation

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Two Revised Helm ‘Where to Watch’ Guides

Ireland and South East England

dvd

Easy Birder

Finding Birds in…

dvd

Easy Birder

Finding Birds in…

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Pantanal Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

…the ideal birder’s companion

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Where to Watch Birds in Costa Rica

…a great addition to one’s shelves

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Collins Bird Songs and Calls

definitive for anyone getting to grips with European bird calls

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Bird Art & Photography

…new quarterly magazine

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Tales of a Tabloid Twitcher

Stuart Winter's Entertaining Essays…

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Advanced Bird ID Guide:

The Western Palearctic

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Britain's Dragonflies

A Field Guide to the Damselflies & Dragonflies of Britain & Ireland

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Summer Fun

401 Amazing Animals Facts…

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Brief Reviews

Kingfisher

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Essential Ornithology

…a concise but comprehensive introduction

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The History of British Birds

…a book I will repeatedly re-visit

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Asian Reptiles

Brief Review

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Birding Dordogne

…handy little guide

dvd

Finding Birds in Southern Cyprus

The DVD & The Book

dvd

The North Norfolk Coast

A New Birder's Guide

dvd

British Damselflies by Graham Sherwin

Brilliant! Two thumbs up and my big toes too!

dvd

Birding Southern Peru

…truly spectacular

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Field Guide to the Birds of Colombia

…a must buy for any visitor

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Facing Extinction

The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them

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Field Guide to the Birds of the Middle East

I recommend the book in general terms

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Where to Watch Birds in Ethiopia

…indispensible!

other

Jacobi Jayne

…keeping up with demand

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Creative Bird Photography

…set to inspire..

binoculars

Leica Trinovid 10×25

…Leica’s most affordable binoculars

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The Jewel Hunter

…read it and weep

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Finding Birds in Lapland

Softback & DVD

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RSPB British Birds of Prey

What’s not to like?

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The Biggest Twitch

Fatbirder’s Recommended Book of the year!

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Fatbirder’s Pick of the Year

Bouquets for Best Buys

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Nice idea for the new year…

New Holland Concise Guides

dvd

Finding Birds in South Finland

….you will want both!

Pick a section

Birds of Ghana

Overdue & welcomed…

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The Solway: Cumbria/Dumfries and Galloway

(Best Birdwatching Sites series)

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Barn Owl

…superb photographs & fascinating facts

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Finding Birds in Estonia DVD

…a quiet, almost reverential, delight in Estonia’s birds

software

Birdwatcher’s Diary™

…speaks for itself

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Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding:

Understanding what you see and hear

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The Nature Guide to Extremadura, Spain

…one of those places I’d love to experience for myself

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Common Birds of Qatar

…it does what it sets out to do and does it admirably!

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Growing Barn Owls in my Garden

…one man's campaign

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Hawks at a Distance

Identification of Migrant Raptors

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Was Beethoven a Birdwatcher?

A Quirky Look at Birds in History and Culture

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Lady of the Loch

The Incredible Story of Britain's Oldest Osprey

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Kestrels for Company

…based on 40 years' monitoring in SW Scotland

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The Birds of New Jersey: Status and Distribution

…left me wanting more detail.

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The Atlas of Birds

…well thought-out & well realized…

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Arctic Autumn

A Journey to Season's Edge

software

Twitcher App

…useful to greenhorn birders

binoculars

Eden Quality Binoculars ED 8x42

Great Value-for-money

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Aves de Cuba

An excellent fieldguide

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Field Guide to Binoculars and Scopes

cheaper to peruse than to buy optics that just won’t suit you!

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Advanced Bird ID Handbook

The Western Palearctic

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Collins Field Guide:

Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii, Central and West Pacific

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The Urban Birder

…a damn good read

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The Norfolk Crane's Story

…I was delighted

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A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests

Highly recommended

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The Birdman Abroad

Pure brilliance!

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Birds in Africa

…a stepping-stone to a more detailed country fieldguide

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Norfolk Bird Atlas

super accessible!

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Finding Birds in Morocco: Coast and Mountains

Dave Gosney never lets us down!

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Finding Birds in South Texas

Up to the usual high standard

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Birds of the Seychelles

Recommended

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Birds of North America and Greenland

Given the Collins Field Guide treatment

dvd

Birding Sri Lanka DVD

…it made me want to go back!

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The Black Woodpecker

Anyone who loves woodpeckers will love this book

binoculars

Swarovski CL Companion 8x30

The Weight of Five Chocolate Bars

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SASOL Birds of Southern Africa (4th Edition)

The Region's Most Comprehensively Illustrated Guide

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The Birds of Panama: A Field Guide

a ‘user-friendly guide’

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Collins Traveller's Guide

Wildlife of Southern Africa

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Birds of Melanesia

…indispensible

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Birds of Melanesia

…fit for purpose!

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Cotingas and Manakins

If there are faults I can’t find them…

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Best Birdwatching Sites: Dorset

…another pat on the publisher’s back

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Wild Hares & Hummingbirds

…read this book and pay heed to his call to arms

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Birds of Senegal and the Gambia

…visitors will do well with this nicely produced guide

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Natural Focus

David Boag's Interactive DVD

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Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

…I thoroughly recommend it!

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Birds: Their Hidden World

…extremely accessible and packed with facts

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Extinct Birds

…remarkable and scholarly work

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Winging It: Birding for Low-flyers

…tag along with an average birder

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Birds We See

A personal photographic journal…

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Birds of India

I thoroughly recommend it!

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Birds of Melanesia

100% fit for purpose

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Blue Badge Birder

…a charming month by month account

software

Apps Galore

…but beware, bad eggs far outweigh golden eggs!

software

The Sibley Guide to Birds App

I find nothing to criticize about this app at all!

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Backpacker Naturalist

Wild Times Down Under?

dvd

The Secret Life of Birds

…much to delight

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Birdscapes

Birds in our Imagination and Experience

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Birds of Sri Lanka

My fieldguide of choice

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Burridge’s Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World

Outstanding Scholarship & a Vital Project

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Murmurations

Uncanny stories about birds

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How to be a Better Birder

… no major revelations

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Blogging for Nature

… the best bits

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In the Field, Among the Feathered

(an) …excellent account of the history of fieldguides

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RSPB British Birdfinder

… a handy addition to most birders libraries

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

the book for beginners and generalist nature lovers

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Cuckoos of the World

…what’s not to like?

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Fighting for Birds

…an enjoyable ‘must read’

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Best Birdwatching Sites: North-East England

Guest Reviewer: Lee G R Evans

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Fair Isle Bird Observatory Report for 2009 & 2010

An excellent report in every way

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Catching The Bug

A Sound Approach Guide to the birds of Poole Harbour

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Owls of the World - A Photographic Guide

The definitive work on owl identification

dvd

Finding Birds in Mallorca…

Watch the DVD and do NOT forget to take the booklet with you!

dvd

Birding Sweden

I guarantee you will want to visit!

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A Field Guide to the Wildlife of South Georgia

…packed with information

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Britain's Butterflies

I cannot fault this book

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Hadrian’s Wildlife

…plenty here for anyone who likes to see what our nation has to offer

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Insects of Britain and Western Europe

I dub this an insect book for birders!

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Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide

…here is one photographic guide I would recommend

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Owls

…great book, shame about the juxtaposition

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The Unfeathered Bird

…fusion of art & science

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The Birdwatchers Yearbook 2013

Buy it for the birder in your life!

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My Garden & Other Animals

… you’ll love this

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Ralph Steadman's Extinct Boids

…I don’t get it?

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Birds of the Masai Mara

…turn on the birding urge in the coldest wettest winter

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Britain's Sea Mammals

…an excellent addition to the bookshelf

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The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds

I wish this had been in my Christmas stocking half a century ago

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The Rutland Water Ospreys

…grist to the conservationist mill

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Britain's Hoverflies

… a terrific guide to a fascinating group!

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Adriatic East Coast: Seeing Birds

…the legacy of a passionate and committed conservationist

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Bird Conservation

Guest Reviewer: Charlie Moores from Talking Naturally*

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Confessions of a Bird Guide

…an opportunity to see ourselves as others see us…

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The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

…quite simply brilliant!

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The Birds of Eigg

Totally recommended!

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What the Robin Knows

…How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World

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The Boreal Owl Murder

A Bob White Birder Murder Mystery by Jan Dunlap

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The Warbler Guide

… yes, ground-breaking!

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The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians

…pick up and enjoy!

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Amphibians and Reptiles

Naturalists’ Handbooks 31

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Britain’s Freshwater Fishes

Full of brilliant photographs of the nations freshwater fish

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Finding Birds in South Portugal

…. this is his best yet!

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New Holland Concise Mushroom Guide

…a great little guide

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Ladybirds

…fascinating and favourite insects!

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Birds: Coping with an Obsession:

One Man's Journey Through 70 Years of Birdwatching

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Wildlife of Australia

…less species should have been given more room

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Britain's Day-Flying Moths

A Field Guide to the Day-Flying Moths of Britain & Ireland

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The World's Rarest Birds

Boy does it soar!

dvd

Birding Australia

Tropical North Queensland

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Birds: ID Insights

Identifying the more difficult birds of Britain and north-west Europe

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The Birds of Ireland

…usefully compact and durable

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A Saga of Sea Eagles

…magnificent subject

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The Birdwatchers Yearbook 2014

The Best Off-line Signpost to UK Birding

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Songs About Birds

12 original songs inspired by birds

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Brief Reviews - Primates of the World

Beautifully illustrated and very informative

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Brief Reviews – Bugs Rule!

An Introduction to the World of Insects

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Brief Reviews – Birds: Magic Moments

… birds in action, everything from feeding to fighting

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Brief Reviews – Birdwatching in Colombia

…the most bird rich country in the world

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Bird Atlas 2007-11

The Breeding and Wintering Birds of Britain and Ireland

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The Profit of Birding

I wish it well…

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Pick of the Year

Best Books 2013

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The Red Canary

The Story of the First Genetically Engineered Animal

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

…serious Australian birder will consider their library incomplete until they get it…

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Birds & People

…an amazing resource

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Ten Thousand Birds

Ornithology Since Darwin

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Scottish Highlands

Best Birdwatching Sites

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Britain's Dragonflies

A Field Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of Britain and Ireland

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Rare Birds of North America

…very little that warrants critique

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Birds of London

…a great asset for London’s birders

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A Life Gone to the Birds

Al Batt is my favourite writer!

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The Mincing Mockingbird Guide to Troubled Birds

As any off the rail owl might say… it’s a hoot!