• Collins Guide to Bird Songs and Calls of Britain and Northern Europe

    Collins Guide to Bird Songs and Calls of Britain and Northern Europe (Downloadable audio file) By (author) Geoff Sample


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    DescriptionIdeally suited to Windows Media player, this unique downloadable "Collins Guide" features over two hours of audio material containing examples of all the major songs and calls of the common birds of Britain and Northern Europe. With this newly downloadable version of Britain's best-selling guide to bird song, all the sounds and how to identify them are now at the touch of a button on your PC. Comprehensively organised by Windows Media Player, the birds are classified by habitat and species, making it quick and easy for the bird watcher to match a song or call with its species. With over two hours of digitally recorded sounds and hundreds of species covered, this is an indispensable downloadable guide for any dedicated bird fan, giving you a far greater understanding of the natural noises that surround us everyday.

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    Collins Guide to Bird Songs and Calls of Britain and Northern Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Geoff Sample
    Physical properties
    Format: Downloadable audio file
    ISBN 13: 9780007234127
    ISBN 10: 0007234120

    BIC subject category V2: WNCB
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DB
    DC22: 598.15940941
    BISAC V2.8: NAT043000, NAT004000
    Edition statement
    Windows Media ed
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    28 February 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Geoff Sample was born in rural Northumberland and has been interested in nature since his childhood. He worked in the London music industry for 15 years, but during this time he never lost his fascination with birds and wildlife. Nine years ago he began studying and recording birdsong. He is the author of Collins Field Guide Bird Songs and Calls, Bird Call Identification and Garden Bird Songs and Calls.
    Review quote
    REVIEWS OF THIS AND OTHER SOUND COLLECTIONS BY GEOFF SAMPLE "remarkably vivid!sheer pleasure" BBC NATURAL HISTORY PROGRAMME "The quality is as much rich sound tapestries as superb examples of a variety of British bird song" BRITISH WILDLIFE "a varied and excellent selection" RSPB BIRDS "Evocative. The quality of the recordings is excellent" BRITISH BIRDS