by Stephen Moss
photography David Tipling
Faced with a vast and often bewildering array of equipment and books can be daunting to say the least. This information packed guide takes the reader through, in a user friendly manner, all the basic information that he or she will need, from choosing the right field guide to selecting a suitable pair of binoculars or telescope. Also shows you how to avoid common identification errors, demonstrates vital field techniques and the principles of basic field notes and how and where to find the birds themselves.