Christopher Gary Packham CBE is an English naturalist, nature photographer, television presenter and author, best known for his television work including the CBBC children's nature series The Really Wild Show from 1986 to 1995.
4 books on the list
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What Is a Bird?
An Exploration of Anatomy, Physiology, Behavior, and Ecology
A large-format, beautifully illustrated look at the natural history of birdsThere are some 10,000 bird species in existence today, occupying every continent and virtually every habitat on Earth. The variety of bird species is truly astounding, from the tiny bee hummingbird to the large flightless ostrich, making birds one of the most diverse and su...
Books for Christmas #5 ‘What is a Bird ?’ Well , everything you need to know to answer this is here . It’s mandatory reading for anyone with an interest in birds - it’s brilliant , packed with scintillating science . I finished it and grew feathers ! @PrincetonUPress – source
Chris PackhamDec 06, 2020
"Revealing, inspiring and funny. This book is a joy to romp through, which is good, because its final chapter is the important truth we all need to hear and understand if we are to survive this mess we've made" - Chris Packham How one maverick entrepreneur took on UK energy... and won. Dale Vince never intended to start a business. Driven by a p...
Books for Christmas #4 ‘Manifesto’ by @DaleVince @EburyPublishing It’s part autobiography - which is entertaining , inspiring and often very funny and part the cold hard truths about what we must do to make a difference - from someone who is making a difference @ecotricity – source
Chris PackhamDec 06, 2020
@RobGMacfarlane I love The Summer Book ! – source
Chris PackhamAug 04, 2020
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Europe's Sea Mammals Including the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde
A field guide to the whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals (WILDGuides)
A state-of-the-art photographic identification guide to Europe's whales, dolphins, porpoises and sealsThis cutting-edge photographic identification guide to Europe's sea mammals--the only such guide of its kind--covers the 39 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises and 9 species of seals found in the region, which spans the eastern Atlantic from ...
Book recommendation #2 ‘Europe’s Sea Mammals’ by @HughHarrop et al @PrincetonUPress . This is a great addition to this fabulous series - (Spiders is superb) Great maps , photos and text for ID for the 41 cetaceans and 9 seals and includes the @ORCA_web survey data – source
Chris PackhamJul 10, 2019