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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  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Downloadable audio file
  • Publication date: 28 February 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007234120
  • ISBN 13: 9780007234127
  • Edition statement: Windows Media ed

Product description

Ideally 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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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