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The reluctant twitcher : a quite truthful account of my big birding year

Author: Richard Pope
Publisher: Toronto : Natural Heritage Books/Dundurn, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Humor, satire, etc. : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The human side of birding comes to the fore in The Reluctant Twitcher, a serious yet humorous account of birds and birding and the art of chasing rarities. Richard Pope, a lifelong birder, had successfully avoided this latter pursuit for many years but capitulated in 2007 when he embarked on his "Big Year", the object being to record at least three hundred birds in Ontario within that calendar period."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Humor
Humour
Biographies
Named Person: Richard Pope; Richard Pope; Richard Pope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Pope
ISBN: 9781554884582 1554884586
OCLC Number: 404610769
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 216 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Richard Pope ; foreword by Graeme Gibson.

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"The human side of birding comes to the fore in The Reluctant Twitcher, a serious yet humorous account of birds and birding and the art of chasing rarities. Richard Pope, a lifelong birder, had successfully avoided this latter pursuit for many years but capitulated in 2007 when he embarked on his "Big Year", the object being to record at least three hundred birds in Ontario within that calendar period."--Jacket.

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