Books About Garden Birds

Observing the birds that visit your garden is one of the best ways to start bird watching. These books about garden birds will help you learn to identify them as well as find out about their behaviours, feeding and nesting habits. You’ll also find books that will give you advice on the best way to attract birds to your garden as well as prevent predators who may harm or even kill garden birds.

Collins Gem Garden Birds

The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material. This is the perfect pocket guide for keen birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts to identify the diverse range of birds that inhabit their gardens.

Our Garden Birds

In this beautiful, collectible new volume, street artist Matt Sewell offers his own unique take on 52 of our favourite British garden birds. Since its first appearance in July 2009, Matt’s ‘Bird of the Week’ feature for the Caught by the River website has quickly become a cult hit. His pop-art watercolours are distinctive and enchanting, as are his innovative descriptions, which see great tits ‘bossing the other birds around’, the ‘playful yet shy buoyancy’ of bullfinches and the ‘improbable’ nature of the waxwing (‘like a computer-generated samurai finch’).

The Little Book Of Garden Bird Songs

Being able to identify just a handful of garden bird songs is a skill that will stay with you for the rest of your life. However, learning how to tell a blackbird from a blackcap isn’t that easy. That’s where this enchanting introduction comes into its own. The ones that are featured here are amongst the 12 best-known European garden birds that you are most likely to see at a bird table. In addition to the easy to use sound bar, there is a general introduction to each bird that highlights its key characteristics, accompanied by an informative data profile and some surprising facts.

A Practical Illustrated Guide to Attracting & Feeding Garden Birds

This book contains a wealth of feeding ideas for backyard birds, and suggestions for the best flowers, shrubs, hedges and trees to plant to encourage birds into the garden. There are 25 step-by- step projects for tables, nest boxes, birdbaths and birdhouses that will enhance and decorate your garden, and the book also features an illustrated directory of 80 of the most common garden birds, with information about identification, distribution, habitat and feeding habits.

RSPB Pocket Garden Birdwatch

Profiles of the 40 most common British garden birds are illustrated with in-situ photography to make identification easy – including during the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch event. The sections on birdfeeding provide advice on different kinds of feeders, where to position them, and the right kinds of food to give birds, while practical projects include making and siting a nest box. Other sections show you how to design a bird-friendly garden, including choosing plants to attract particular species.

The Secret Lives Of Garden Birds

Have you ever wondered what the birds in your garden get up to when they’re not tucking into peanuts and seeds on the birdtable? This book takes us, month by month, into the secret lives of our most familiar garden birds, revealing inspiring, intriguing and scandalous real-life dramas such as the ferocious turf battles of Robins, the profound family ties of Long-tailed Tits and the remarkable sex-life of the Dunnock.

My First Book Of Garden Birds

A beautiful picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children. Rachel Lockwood’s wonderful illustrations will delight children aged from two to seven, and will help them to discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings. Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer. The text gives some clues and invites readers to guess the bird’s identity. The reader then turns the page to find out more.

The Really Useful Garden Bird Handbook

The Really Useful Garden Bird Handbook tells you everything you need to know to attract, feed, and shelter wild birds in your garden. It explains how you can turn even the smallest garden into a haven for birds all year round. There is a special chapter on how to identify a wide range of potential visitors, by sight and sound, with a further section on bird behaviour to enable the watcher to understand what birds are doing and why.

The Complete Garden Bird Book

One of the greatest pleasures of having a garden is being able to identify the great number of different bird species that may feed, bathe and nest there, or simply fly over, particularly during migration. This bestseller combines full identification and behavioural features of over 70 common garden bird species with detailed information on attracting birds to your garden.

Garden Birds: Panorama Pops

Celebrate the beautiful birds that can be spotted in British gardens in this exquisitely illustrated, cut-paper pop-up. Published in association with the RSPB, this 1.2-metre unfolding guide features a selection of more than 12 popular birds, including the robin, goldfinch and blue tit. Presented in a stylish slipcase and stunningly illustrated by Lorna Syson, this is the perfect gift for bird-watchers and art-lovers of all ages.

i-SPY Garden Birds: What Can You Spot?

Search for over 140 bird-related spots with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to look closely at different types of birds and what they do, from robins and sea gulls to flock formation and feeding behaviour, in search of i-SPY points. A fun, interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them.

Garden Birds Of Britain & Europe

The Collins Nature Guides are comprehensive, photographically illustrated reference books that are perfect for any lover of nature and the outdoors. Garden Birds is a complete reference book for all varieties of bird commonly found in the gardens of Britain and Europe.

Garden Birds And Other Wildlife

Gardens are great places for watching wildlife and for learning more about the birds and other creatures within them. This book brings together the latest information on garden birds, much of it drawn from the British Trust for Ornithology’s network of Garden BirdWatchers, to help you identify the birds visiting your garden and to understand their behaviour and needs. Contains: Detailed guide to 61 garden bird species, including key facts on their ecology and behaviour.

Let's Look For Garden Birds: A Natural History Activity Book

This book forms the perfect introduction for children aged 4 to 8 years to the birds in your garden. It features the most common garden birds to find and tick off; an array of fascinating facts; features on what birds eat and a guide to bird song; as well as 30 stunning stickers and a fold-out garden play scene at the back

Garden Birds (Wild Britain)

Gardens would be far less calming and enchanting without the cheerful singing of birds. But how can you tell just which birds you have visiting your garden? With this expert handbook, you will soon be able to recognise their songs, understand their behaviour and appreciate their wonderful plumage.Packed with interesting facts and beautiful illustrations, this authoritative guide will help you to appreciate the birds you see every day in your garden.

Favourite Garden Birds

Everyone who has an interest in the birds that visit their garden will love this beautiful and fascinating book. This is a book that you will treasure for many years. Packed with colour photographs and enchanting drawings from wildlife experts it will help you to identify the birds that visit your garden each season. Favourite Garden Birds provides insights into bird behaviour, so you can understand what is going on in your garden, together with all the facts and figures at your fingertips.

The Garden Bird Year

Season by season, this text gives detailed advice on how to plan a range of garden habitats to accommodate the needs of birds – both resident and visiting. Topics covered include bird behaviour and identification, providing food, water and nest sites, and deterring pests and predators.

RSPB Garden Birds Ultimate Sticker Book

Get stuck-in! Learn about our most interesting garden birds with this fantastic RSPB sticker book. Choose stickers from more than 60 in the book and either decorate your books and projects or create a scene on the pull-out landscape included. Learn about birds while having fun!

The Garden Bird Survival Guide

Garden Birds Surviver Guide handy guide to looking after garden birds. Find out how to attract particular species of wild bird to your garden. David Cromack explains how to turn your garden into a refuge that will attract and sustain wild birds all year round. The author describes the best equipment to buy and how to recognise the different species through appearance and behaviour.

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