Chris uncovers the surprising secrets of the animal mind with spectacular demonstrations of their abilities – how they use their senses, solve problems and socialise. BBC Two.
By David Bond, Project Wild Thing. “My daughter spent nearly a quarter of her life consumed by screens and just 4% of her time playing outdoors. Why are kids were so disconnected with nature?”
‘Barn Owl Conservation Handbook’ is the most complete and concise catalogue of techniques and practices used to protect the Barn Owl, both in captivity and in the wild.
Ambitious natural history experiment where Chris goes underground to investigate the subterranean world of some of the UK’s most iconic animals.
An incredible opportunity to join Chris for a unique tour of The Gambia’s birdlife Feb 2014. Locations such as Abuko nature reserve and the River Gambia.
“OCD dictated that I finish on a ’round’ number. So seventy, 8.75 per programme, one every 10.285 minutes, a great band and the best I could do spontaneously”
I’m hoping for a few new species and some more great new science – something to top last year’s sensational ‘newt guffing’ and the moles radial sesamoid bone!
Straight into Baggy Trousers in programme one as I was indeed wearing a pair. It was damned cold so no excuses needed there. Then a Beaver kit fell through the ice, well, what an Embarrassment.
I started at the beginning and I read to the end without stopping and that, for me at least, is a rarity. But then Mark Avery is a rarity too as he has few, if any, equals in contemporary British conservation.
A new way of seeing, regarding, understanding and enjoying birds. I guarantee that you will learn masses from this book, lots of remarkable gems that will increase your appreciation of bird life. Top blokes, top birds, top book!