• How to Be an Urban Birder by David Lindo

    4 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I know this isn't how you're supposed to judge, but this book has a cover photo of a Jackdaw chowing down on chips* and a blurb by Jamie Oliver. In some ways, this particular cover can let you extrapolate everything you need to know about the whole gosh-darn volume.
    1. It is very, very British. Although much of its advice - from the importance of looking up to the ins and outs of digiscoping - could apply anywhere, at its heart this is a London book by a Londoner, focused on the Song Thrushes and Wheatears and Blue Tits of a very particular island. If you missed the cover somehow, you'll...
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