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British Birds and their Habitat

Suitable for: Adults

Sponsored by: English Nature

Available braille grades:

This collection is one of our members best-loved and most popular. The raised images cover some 24 birds grouped by the habitat in which they are likely to be found. One of the features that borrowers love is that the audio includes bird song – which makes for a wonderful listening and tactile experience!

Listen to an audio clip

A low-profile paradise of dykes and reed beds, alive in summer with the harsh chatter of reed and sedge warblers, and heady with the mingling of marshy smells; mud, reeds and water mint. The Washlands of East Anglia are storage areas for flood water. Huge numbers of waterfowl are attracted here in winter and the fenlands also support great numbers of breeding ducks and waders. On a cold winter's day, it is good to be in the warm observation hide, looking over the vast wetlands and listening to the bugling calls of the Whooper and Bewick Swans, gathering to be fed.

What's inside

  • Tactile of a kingfisher - small body with a long beak
  • Tactile of a kestrel landing, a feather and postcard print of a kestrel
  • A collection of raised tactile pictures.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An A4 large print colour image pack or postcard pack.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Robin and Bluetit
Swallow and Starling
Pheasant and Pigeon
Cuckoo and Lark
Tawny Owl
Nuthatch and Green Woodpecker
Chiffchaff and Blackbird
Curlew and Herring
Cormorant and Puffin
Mute Swans

What our members say

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Very informative Thank you very much for the British birds and their habitats album. It was lovely, well constructed and very informative.
I really enjoyed having all the information on one usb stick. It saved on having to change cd's and tapes. Much easier.
A really great album. Thank you
Library Member
A real treat The thermoforms are very easy to follow and the shapes and textures really bring the birds to life. Library Member
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