This Birding Life: The Best of the "Guardian's" Birdwatch

This Birding Life: The Best of the "Guardian's" Birdwatch

Stephen Moss


'Chatty, real, honest and infrequently rather humorous. They make a less-than-dedicated birder equivalent to myself want he had attempted a section more durable' British natural world 'Full of fine stuff with a view to cool down for an excellent learn. a good stocking-filler' chicken looking at Stephen Moss's choice of 'Birdwatch' columns from the mother or father was once not anything below a birdwatching autobiography, masking his existence from early coot-watching as a tender boy, via teenage cycle journeys to Dungeness, to grownup travels all over the world as a television manufacturer all over the place from the Gambia to Antarctica. In hardback it bought tremendous good, thank you now not least to its actually attractive disguise linocut representation via Robert Gillmor, the doyen of fowl artists whose jackets grace the entire illustrious Collins New Naturalist volumes. Now it really is re-published in paperback - protecting the sparkling kingfisher at the entrance - to tie in with the ebook of Stephen's new ebook for Aurum, a diary of his birdwatching yr (to be released within the similar miniature hardback structure and with one other Robert Gillmor jacket illustration). Moss writes frequently good points for the father or mother as well as his column, and offers average lectures to birdwatching golf equipment and RSPB teams. Stephen Moss is a manufacturer for the BBC's traditional background Unit, and such a lot lately produced Alan Titchmarsh's the character of england. earlier sequence contain all invoice Oddie's Birding with invoice Oddie and Springwatch. His different books contain A fowl within the Bush: A Social historical past of Birdwatching (also Aurum), Blokes and Birds and Gardening for Birds. He lives in Somerset.

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