Bird watching is something anyone can do. No longer strictly the domain of ornithologists or the scientifically inclined, bird watching can be enjoyed by people of almost any age or ability. Written by an ornithologist and experienced birder, backed by the highly respected and widely recognized Orvis name and richly illustrated with stunning and instructional photographs, this book introduces beginners to the many wonders of birding. Packed with practical information, this book will help first-time bird watchers enjoy their new-found hobby right from the start, avoiding typical beginner mistakes and quickly joining the ranks of experienced birders. This book is created to instruct and inspire anyone who wants to learn more about the amazingly vast world of bird watching, a hobby that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.
The Author Alicia Craig serves on the Association of Field Ornithologists council, Operation Migration, the Ornithological Council and the American Ornithologists Union Committee on Conservation. Alicia regularly hosts birdwatching television programmes and lectures and presents workshops to all age groups on bird identification, conservation issues, and habitat creation. She lives in Indianapolis, IN.