Archive for November, 2009

by Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and David A. Christie

Another exceptional entry in this landmark series.

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November 24, 2009

Confusing Post

Some of you may have seen a cryptic post earlier today titled “Books for Beginning Birders”, but containing only some text saying “coming soon…”. Sorry about that, I was trying to get a shell of a page up quickly, and, well…it’s been a long day. Anyway, I just wanted to say that it has been […]
When I got into birding, I jumped in with both feet. I wanted to find out what this birding thing was all about. But how? What comes after the binoculars and field guide? As with most any pursuit, birders need knowledge and desire to progress beyond beginner status. The desire is the “easy” part – […]

by Joyce Hinnefeld

A well-written, character-centric novel. And, of course, there are some birds, too!

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My wife and I enjoy visiting the US National Parks. She enjoys photographing the outdoors, and the parks are a great place for that. And for me there are always birds. And as anyone who’s watched the Ken Burns’ documentary knows, the parks are just fantastic places. When looking at a map of the parks […]

November 4, 2009



Reviews, Books, Miscellaneous

by Rebecca K. O'Connor

This falconer’s memoir revolves around her first year with a Peregrine.

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