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The biggest twitch : around the world in 4,000 birds

Author: Alan Davies; Ruth Miller
Publisher: London : Christopher Helm, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Most people dream of packing in their humdrum city life, selling up and heading off into the unknown for a life of adventure. For Ruth Miller and Alan Davies this dream became a reality, albeit with a twist; they decided to pack in their jobs, sell their house and take on the ultimate birder's challenge - to smash the world record for the number of species seen in one calendar year. This book is the story of their  Read more...
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Named Person: Alan Davies; Ruth Miller; Ruth Miller
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Davies; Ruth Miller
ISBN: 9781408123874 1408123878
OCLC Number: 619611662
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Alan Davies, Ruth Miller.

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This is the story of a birding odyssey, following the authors' quest to smash the world record for the number of species seen in one calender year.  Read more...

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'There are casual birdwatchers and there are twitchers who'll fly halfway around the world to spot a cactus wren. Davies and Miller are the latter...entertaining anecdotes with real honesty...even Read more...

 
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