With widespread awareness of protecting bird species and conserving birds' natural habitats, bird spotting and bird watching have become popular hobbies. It is the most popular category on wildlife observation and is performed either with the naked eye or using visual enhancement devices like monoculars and binoculars. Bird photography is a modern-day outcrop of the bird watching hobby, and it involves taking close-up, high-resolution photos of various birds. There are a plethora of bird watching books to choose from written by many enthusiasts.
Books on bird species identification
One of the main aspects of bird watching is to identify bird species once a bird is spotted. However, species identification can be a difficult skill to master, especially for beginner bird watchers. Hence, there are various books written solely for species identification. These books list out the common bird species and describe their distinguishing features so that it is easy for bird watchers to discern between the various types of birds.
Books for regional bird watching
There is no one size fits all bird watching book since bird species differ by region. It is pointless to buy general-purpose bird-watching books since it may list birds that are not native to the region where the reader stays. Hence, it is more useful to select bird watching books that are region-specific and country-specific. Regional bird watching books also promotes awareness about the endangered bird species native to the area or the region, facilitating its protection and preventing population loss.
Books on bird photography techniques
Bird photography is a difficult art to master because birds are hyper-aware of their surroundings. Even the slightest noise or accidental movement can scare the birds away. Hence, there are various bird photography techniques that are challenging yet rewarding to master. Many books on bird photography exist for both beginners and expert bird photographers.
Categories Simillar to Bird Watching Books includes Natural History Books