Best Birds Photography Books

1. National Geographic Photographing Birds

by Rulon Simmons, Bates Littlehales

There are an estimated 85 million American birders, and just about every one carries a camera. But there's an art to capturing birds on filmâÄîand who better to reveal the tricks of the trade than two of National Geographic's foremost birders/photographers? This appealing and informative guide is packed with practical know-how, presenting a wealth of techniques, tips, and hard-won wisdom about everything from the best equipment to use to how to lure or stalk…»

2. Bird Photography: Pure and Simple

by Arthur Morris

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3. Creative Bird Photography: Essential Tips and Techniques

by Bill Coster

Bill Coster carved out a niche taking photographs of birds in flight and has become one of the U.K.'s top wildlife photographers. In this inspirational guide, Coster shares the secrets of creating memorable images of the birds one meets, going about their often complex and fascinating lives. Creative Bird Photography shows how to photograph specific aspects of birdsâÄô lives, such as eating and drinking, courtship and flight. The author gives examples,…»

4. Photographing Wild Birds

by Chris Gomersall

The practicalities of working in the field are the fundamental skills for any bird photographer. Here the author's many years of professional experience allow him to explain clearly his methods for stalking, using hides, and photographing rare birds, even in tough conditions, as well as advanced techniques such as using decoys or tapes. Each section contains a feature interview with leading international bird photographers showcasing their work and the…»