Filling a gap in the vast literature on birding, Pete Dunne explains in his distinctive style how to find birds--the often-ignored first step in identifying, observing, and listing bird species.
Before you can even think about identifying birds, you must first find them. And no mater where you are, what the weather is like, or what season it is, the birds have to be somewhere. In this manual, Pete Dunne explains exactly how to find birds in the field - what to notice and what to hear, what places offer the best opportunities, how wind, rain, heat, and landscape affect bird behavior, how to avoid scaring birds away, and a host of other expert tips and techniques that will vastly increase your chances of success. For beginners and experienced birders alike.
The best strategies for locating birds in any season and in every kind of weather. Techniques and expert advice applicable to species in habitats and environments throughout North America. For beginning bird-watchers or experienced birders who want to improve their chances for success.