Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?

By Lev Parikian

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

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$8 
71 pledges

Goldcrest

A copy of the ebook edition
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$40  + shipping
149 pledges

Robin

A copy of the hardback first edition plus the ebook
$55  + shipping
50 pledges

Swift

Early bird offer! A signed copy of the hardback first edition plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book
Only 50 available
$60  + shipping
23 pledges

Kingfisher

A signed copy of the hardback first edition plus the ebook
$70  + shipping
9 pledges

Turtle Dove

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, and the ebook
$75  + shipping
1 pledge

Carrion Crow

Attend one of Lev’s conducting masterclasses as an observer, a signed copy of hardback edition plus the ebook
$90  + shipping
15 pledges

Arctic Tern

Lev will write a limerick or clerihew about your favourite bird in a signed copy of the hardback first edition, plus the ebook
$120  + shipping
6 pledges

Avocet

Signed print of the cover art, a signed copy of the hardback first edition, plus the ebook
$150  + shipping
16 pledges

Peregrine

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, and the ebook.
$265  + shipping
8 pledges

Tawny Owl

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, and the ebook.
Only 8 available
$300  + shipping
3 pledges

Bittern

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, and the ebook
$450  + shipping
3 pledges

Mute Swan

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, and the ebook.

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