Have you ever wondered what the birds in your garden get up to when they're not tucking into peanuts and seeds on the birdtable? This book takes us, month by month, into the secret lives of our most familiar garden birds, revealing inspiring, intriguing and scandalous real-life dramas such as the ferocious turf battles of Robins, the profound family ties of Long-tailed Tits and the remarkable sex-life of the Dunnock. The amazing facts that it reveals will help you to understand, encourage and enjoy your garden birds more than ever before. Written with engaging humour and enlivened throughout with dazzling colour paintings and photographs, this wonderful book will appeal to anyone who enjoys watching birds in their gardens.
"Dominic takes us on a lively, informative and enthusiastic trip around the birds of Britain." Birds (February 2006) 'If you've ever wondered why the birds on your bird table behave the way they do: this book will explain it all. Beautifully illustrated with paintings by Peter Partington." The Travel and Leisure Magazine (March 2007)