Collins Garden Bird Songs and Calls
Covers 40 of the most common and vocal garden birds. The CD includes over 60 minutes of digitally-recorded sound introduced by a voice-over giving a brief interpretation of the song or call.
- ISBN: 9780007313297
- Author(s): Geoff Sample
- Stock Code: 7313297
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 32
- Published: 2000
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This title teaches you to how recognise song after song as the chorus swells. Starting with Robin, and ending up listening to Nightingales. You will learn something of the science of birdsong, the difference between song and call, the physiology of songbirds and what birdsong tells us about evolution. The aim is to give you a flying start in birdsong so that, after reading this book, you'll be listening to order, not chaos, to Bach, not white noise. You will be more aware of the wild world, and better able to understand it. Includes a free podcast.
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Learn the facts of bird sound whilst listening to nearly 200 stereo recordings from around the world. Combining anecdote, scientific theory and practical field experience, this is a step by step guide through tone, pitch, rhythm, reading sonograms, acoustics and using sounds to age and sex birds. It explains how bird sounds are often the first of previously unrecognised taxonomic splits, and explains how to identify them. Accompanied by 2 CDs with 99 songs on each.