[PDF/EPUB] Birdwatchingwatching BY Alex Horne

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Alex Horne's dad has always been a 'birder' a birdwatcher constantly on the look out for his next bird sighting Alex wasn't so sure But determined to get to know his father better Alex challenged him to a competitive Big Year from January 1st to December 31st 2006 they would each attempt to see as many species of bird as possible governed by the basic rules of birdwatching plus a couple of th. All in all an enjoyable book if you re into birds and British comedians At times pedantic and belabored and the footnotes were almost entirely unnecessary which bogged the read down a bit

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Eir own the birds had to be wild free and alive; they had to actually see the birds; and they could travel anywhere in the world to do it The one who saw the most birds over the course of 365 days would be declared the winner Along the way Alex would try to finally understand why his dad did what he did and perhaps even 'get into' birdwatching himselfFollowing their year long uest from Alex's. bit slow at times Was a nice way to get to know some English names of the most common birds Was reading the book with a birdguide

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First bird sighting at home to birding breaks in Romania a stag weekend spent twitching in Wales and a penguin spotting trip to South Africa this is the charming and hilarious story of a father and son of manliness obsessive behaviour families and friendship It's also the story of birdwatching told from the outsider's point of view celebrating the eccentricities of two very different species. An entertaining read


9 thoughts on “Birdwatchingwatching

  1. says:

    If half stars were an option this would get 45 because I can't say it was life changing I don't think it belongs in the pantheon of great literature but I loved it It was the perfect reading for me at this moment Everyday the world seems to be troubled and depressing and unpredictable than the day before This light funn

  2. says:

    All in all an enjoyable book if you’re into birds and British comedians At times pedantic and belabored and the footnotes were almost entirely unnecessary which bogged the read down a bit Fun to read as a novice birdwatcher myself

  3. says:

    Right at the intersection of my interests and lots of fun Alex Horne investigates father son relationships and the meaning of being a grown up through the medium of a year's competitive birdwatching against his dad

  4. says:

    What a wonderful book Charming heartwarming informative

  5. says:

    Impossible to read this book and not be tempted to join in with your own Big Year

  6. says:

    bit slow at times Was a nice way to get to know some English names of the most common birds Was reading the boo

  7. says:

    This was a very entertaining read A comedic look at the world of birdwatching football panini stickers and stand up comedy A heartening view of family bonds friendship and what other fluff fills the gaps in life A very English book

  8. says:

    I loved this book Very entertaining but also very touching at the same time Such a funny guy

  9. says:

    An entertaining read

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