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Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed; An Introduction to Bird Song

by Simon Barnes

Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed; An Introduction to Bird Song
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Learning birdsong is not just a way to become a better bird-spotter. It is tuning in: a way of hearing the soundtrack of the planet earth. This title takes you from winter into spring, teaching you to how recognise song after song as the chorus swells. You start with Robin, and end up listening to Nightingales. Along the way you will learn something of the science of birdsong, the difference between song and call, the physiology of songbirds, what birdsong tells us about evolution, and indeed the very beginnings of life itself.

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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