Publisher description for The ORVIS beginner's guide to birdwatching / Alicia King.


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This book provides answers to the most-often asked questions ranging from what to wear to where to go and how to make the best use of your binoculars, field guide, and backyard birdfeeder.

Bird watching, or “birding” to enthusiasts, is something anyone can do. No longer strictly the domain of ornithologists or the scientifically inclined, bird watching can be enjoyed by people of almost any age or ability. Written by an ornithologist and experienced birder, and backed by the highly respected and widely recognized Orvis name and richly illustrated with stunning and instructional photographs, this book introduces beginners to the many wonders of birding. Packed with practical information, this book will help first-time bird watchers enjoy their new-found hobby right from the start, avoiding typical beginner mistakes and quickly joining the ranks of experienced birders. This book is created to instruct and inspire anyone who wants to learn more about the amazingly vast world of birding -- a hobby that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bird watching.