A Guide to British Coastal Birds: Their Songs and Calls
This is a fourth series of the BBC Natural History Unit's 'Guide to Birds' series. Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss offer a knowledgeable and entertaining commentary on the birds, their appearance, calls, and aspects of their behaviour which will help identification, with high quality sound recordings captured in real life and on location by sound recordist Chris Watson.
'Coastal' includes estuaries, sandy beaches, rocky shores, sea cliffs and off-shore islands - all places that people will encounter on holidays around Britain's coastline. Listeners will be able to identify everything from gulls and guillemots to puffins, petrels, terns and turnstones. 2011
- Author(s): Brett Westwood, Stephen Moss, Chris Watson
- Stock Code: V10084
- Format: CD
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Wherever we are, there are birds. And wherever there are birds, there is birdsong. It's always a pleasure (and a relief) to hear sounds which prove the world's still spinning: whether it's the sighing of migrating redwings on a damp October night, the twitter of swallows fresh in from South Africa in April or the call of the cuckoo in May. Tweet of the Day is a book for everyone who loves Britain's birds.