Bill Oddie's How To Watch Wildlife (2nd Hand Hardback)
A tie-in to the TV series, offering practical advice to beginners wanting to learn more about wildlife.
Bill Oddie's How to Watch Wildlife is a practical beginner's guide to enjoying the wildlife of Britain. Organised into a calendar of months, Bill tells you the best places to visit, how to catch a glimpse of our best-loved species, and things you can do for each month of the year. For example, in May, you could visit some wild flower meadows which are in their prime, see a nightingale, and experience the dawn chorus.
Written in Bill's endearingly frank and witty style, this is an inspiring and refreshingly straightforward approach to watching wildlife. There are suggestions for places to visit within reach of wherever you live in Britain, and advice on watching wildlife with children. With stories of Bill's experiences in the field, it offers you and your family the know-how to start out with confidence.
Bill Oddie sets out to demystify wildlife watching, giving advice on basic equipment and field craft, as well as explaining how to make the most of your encounters with animals. To guide you successfully through some of the finest wildlife experiences, there are top tips, advice for things to take with you that you might never have considered, and helpful addresses and websites for some of the activities less close to home. And in case you really get bitten by the bug, there is information on taking the next step, with hints on getting more advanced equipment, which conservation trusts to join and wildlife holidays to make the most of your new-found skills.
- Format : Larger 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
- Condition : Good
- Category : Non-Fiction - Animals, Wildlife & Nature
- Published : 2005 (Collins/BBC)
- ISBN : 9780007184552
- SKU : B002740
- PPC : SP800gm
- RRP : £17.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
"Perfect for the gardener or anyone who loves really wild company, Bill Oddie’s How to Watch Wildlife is a great read and a very useful source of handy advice. Bill’s book will help you get that bit closer to our feathered, furry and scaly friends.’"- Daily Mirror.
"A clear and easy to understand book with lovely pictures and great tips on how to spot different types of wildlife. I love browsing this book and learn something new each time I pick it up. Very informative and interesting, especially if you enjoy spotting rare wildlife." - Google Review.
William Edgar Oddie OBE is an English writer, comedian, songwriter, musician, artist, birder, conservationist, television presenter and actor. He was a member of comedy trio The Goodies.
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ISBN / GTIN / UPC : 9780007184552
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