Packed with answers to many of the most commonly asked questions about bird behaviour, The Bird Next Door is the ideal reference for everyone who would like to know more about birds but feels daunted by the scientific detail found in most field guides.
Featuring 64 questions and answers and 72 attractive line-art illustrations, the easy-to-read information is grouped into chapters corresponding to areas of interest such as human attitudes to birds, possible conflicts between bird and human Lifestyles, unusual birds (including rare sightings and new immigrants), why birds look and behave the way they do, how birds are affected by natural disasters as well as human-originated disasters, and first aid for birds. Also included is a six-page Bird Finder, a unique reference tool that simplifies the problem of looking up an unidentified bird in a field guide.
Currently editor and co-founder of the magazine Wildlife New Zealand as well as director and presenter of Wildlife NewZ Television, a series of weekly half- hour programmes on Auckland's regional network, Piers Hayman is art established wildlife illustrator
and author with a particular interest in birds. His New Zealand books include Discovering the Birds of New Zealand and many people will remember his weekly illustrated bird column in the
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Excellent condition as new 1999 first edition paperback 160 pages