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: This fascinating text comprises a detailed yet accessible introduction to the bird-life of the northern shires of England. A great book for amateur bird-watchers keen on learning more about the birds indigenous to these areas, 'Among the Birds in Northern Shires' covers the areas of Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Northumbria, Lancashire, and various parts of the Lowlands and Highlands of Scotland, providing a wealth of helpful information coupled with a plethora of useful illustrations. The chapters of this book include: 'By Upland Streams', 'On Moorlands and Roughs', 'On Mountain and Loch', 'On Heaths and Marshes', 'In Forest and Copse', 'In Farm and Garden', 'By River and Pool', 'On Sea and Shore', 'On Crag and Sea-Cliff', and 'Migration in the Northern Shires'. This antique text was originally published in 1900, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction on bird watching.