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A lapsed and hopeless birdwatcher’s attempt to see 200 birds in a year

Goldcrest

55 pledges

A copy of the ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Robin

111 pledges

A copy of the hardback first edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Swift / Special offer / Sold out

50 pledges

Kingfisher

17 pledges

A signed copy of the hardback first edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Turtle Dove

6 pledges

Lev will send you a chatty postcard from one of the flagship birdwatching sites visited in the book, plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Carrion Crow

Attend one of Lev’s conducting masterclasses as an observer, a signed copy of hardback edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Arctic Tern

15 pledges

Lev will write a limerick or clerihew about your favourite bird in a signed copy of the hardback first edition, plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Avocet

6 pledges

Signed print of the cover art, a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Peregrine

16 pledges

A place on one of Lev’s conducting masterclasses, in which you will conduct an orchestra in a 20-minute lesson and observe other conductors. Repertoire to be decided between you and Lev. You will receive a written report after the masterclass. Plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Tawny Owl

8 pledges

A day birdwatching with Lev at a birding venue in the South of England, guided by an expert birdwatcher who will lead the tour and help with identification and general advice. Plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
Only 6 available

Bittern

3 pledges

An individual conducting lesson with Lev in which you will explore general and specific techniques and philosophies of conducting with particular reference to a piece of your choice. Plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Golden Eagle

Access to one of Lev’s concert-day rehearsals, the chance to talk to him after the rehearsal (subjects covered may include: music, conducting, birdwatching, or anything else you like), and a ticket to the concert. Plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
Only 12 available

Mute Swan

3 pledges

Lev will come to your music society or club (or other interested group of people) and give a talk on ‘Birds in Music’, illustrated with slides and audio samples, with Q&A afterwards. Plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.