Archive for 2007

by Wayne Lynch

This is a well-written introduction to these charming birds. Oh, and it has some great photos too!

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Every year I typically get about a week to go off on a solo birding trip. Earlier this year I was contemplating where to go and basically decided on either Colorado or southern Florida in April. I had never birded in either location; so many lifers awaited me in both places. So I asked another [...]

by Kenneth P. Able

This is an interesting anthology of topics on migration.

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by Killian Mullarney, Lars Svensson, Dan Zetterstrom, Peter J. Grant

An absolutely essential field guide for birding in Europe. North American birders should also have a copy on hand due to its superior treatment of some shared species.

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by Lucian Niemeyer and Mark Riegner

A decent introduction to the herons, ibis, cranes, and other “long-legged waders” of North America.

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A fantastic publication by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that all birders should check out.

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by Mark T. Adams

The tale of a birder’s big year in Texas. If you enjoy the “big year” sub-genera then you will want to check it out.

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by Steve West

An absolutely delightful account of the author’s experiences birding in Spain.

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by Noel and Helen Snyder

A great introduction to the 53 raptors of North America (including owls).

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by Mark Constantine and The Sound Approach

Highly recommended to those who want to get better at birding by ear.

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