Archive for October, 2010

by Nigel Cleere

A generous amount of large, great photos highlight this identification guide.

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by Harvey E. Oyer III

A wonderful children’s book – full of adventure, educational, and an introduction to the important subject of conservation.

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This is an initial overview of the new The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America. A more detailed review is forthcoming, but I wanted to go ahead and post some thoughts before the book is widely available. The first thing you’ll notice about this book (well, after the gorgeous bird on the [...]
Lots of bird book reviews this month. The Jewel Hunter 10,000 Birds Birds of Australia The Drinking Bird Nightjars of the World Greg Laden’s Blog 10,000 Birds Christian Artuso: Birds, Wildlife Identifying and Feeding Birds (Peterson Field Guides/Bird Watcher’s Digest Backyard Bird Guides) The Well-read Naturalist Aimophila Adventures Birdfreak Birding is Fun! Birds of the [...]
For the fourth straight year there’s a new photographic field guide to North American birds. This latest one is by the well-known and highly regarded husband and wife duo of Donald and Lillian Stokes. I haven’t had a chance to really delve into it yet, but so far it’s pretty impressive. I’m planning on doing [...]