Archive for April, 2008

I recently came across a great site for book lovers like myself – Shelfari. You can catalog your books, tag and review them, and discuss with others. It’s basically a social media site based upon books. And it’s free. I have yet to enter all of my bird books, but I have made a start. [...]

by Brutus Ostling and Magnus Ullman

Absolutely stunning photography, and you’ll learn a good bit too.

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Here is a selection of bird books that will be published shortly. The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America (Peterson Field Guides) Bill Thompson III April 30, 2008 (Amazon has it in stock now) The early remarks on this are universally enthusiastic. If you know a kid in eastern NA who is, [...]
Some great bird book reviews have been posted lately. Flights Against the Sunset: Stories that Reunited a Mother and Son – Hawk Owl’s Nest, 10,000 Birds The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America (Peterson Field Guides) – The Chenango Bird Club, The House & other Arctic musings Owls of the United States [...]

by Subhankar Banerjee

Take a trip through the beautiful and controversial Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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If Pete Dunne wrote a restaurant menu, I would read it word for word. He is easily my favorite birding author. Here is a list of all the books that he has written, along with magazines that for which he is a regular contributor. I have read most of these books, and they are without [...]
Better late than never, I guess. Here are some bird book and product reviews from magazines and journals published in March, 2008. Birder’s World – April, 2008 (Vol. 22, Issue 2) You can read all of these online Finding Your Wings: A Workbook for Beginning Bird Watchers (Peterson Field Guides), by Burton S. Guttman Indicates [...]
The guys at the excellent blog 10,000 Birds are giving away 5 copies of the wonderful book The Life of the Skies. There will be several different methods by which you can win, as detailed on their giveaway page. As of the moment that page only details the first 2 methods. You can find info [...]

by Kenn Kaufman

Birds + Kenn Kaufman = a great read.

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