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How to be a Bad Birdwatcher

by Simon Barnes

How to be a Bad Birdwatcher Synopsis

A comic guide to birdwatching.

How to be a Bad Birdwatcher Press Reviews

An amiable mix of memoir, the merits of binoculars, Charles Darwin, laughing gulls and how watching birds compares with his day job of watching England footballers. * The Observer * How to be a bad birdwatcher is a work of pure enthusiasm for the cause of birds and us. Unstuffy, democratically, it tries to help us derive good from things near at hand, everywhere, and it succeeds. * The Spectator * A witty, perceptive book, thoughtful, instructive and full of simple wisdom. * Daily Mail * A delightful ode to the wild world outside the kitchen window - leaves you with the warm feeling that a shared love conquers all * Daily Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780720869
Publication date: 3rd May 2012
Author: Simon Barnes
Publisher: Short Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Wildlife: birds & birdwatching,

About Simon Barnes

Simon Barnes is the multi-award-winning chief sportswriter for the Times. He is also a novelist, nature writer and horseman, and the author of a dozen books, including the bestselling How to be a Bad Birdwatcher and The Meaning of Sport (Short Books). He lives in Suffolk with his family.

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