Archive for March, 2010

by Todd M. Schneider, Giff Beaton, Timothy S. Keyes, and Nathan A. Klaus

A very useful and informative account of the breeding birds in the state of Georgia.

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North America’s most popular field guide is now available as an app on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Here is an initial review, focusing on the meat of the app – the species accounts. A full review will follow. The app is a fairly straightforward and faithful port of the Sibley print guides, both the […]
… 20 pages of bird book review-ey goodness! That’s right, the latest issue of Birding, the magazine of the American Birding Association (ABA), contains reviews of 12 books, covering a total of 20 pages. And I wish I could write reviews as well as these people do. Of course, this issue is an aberration; apparently, […]
As I was writing my review of Birding from the Hip, I started wondering about the portions ostensibly written by the author’s wife. While reading the book, I didn’t doubt her authorship. But now something was off. Maybe it was the fact that her name wasn’t included in the credits. I asked around and found […]

by Gerald Smith

Birding guide to the Great Lakes Seaway Trail in New York and Pennsylvania.

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

The latest entry in the greatest series of bird books ever.

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I had intended to regularly post about what I’m reading and reviewing, but I just noticed that I haven’t done so since last July. Where has the time gone? I guess that’s what happens when you have a newborn around. Convenient excuse? Yes. But the cutest, most adorable excuse I can imagine Here’s what I’m […]