Archive for 2011

by Jon L. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer

One of the best North American field guides is updated – and better than ever.

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More bird-book-review goodness. A big thanks to all who post reviews online. As always, if you have written one not included here, please post a link in the comments or otherwise let me know. Pale Male and the Infertile Girl Bourbon, Bastards and Birds Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed The Well-read Naturalist Birds of Southern [...]
Looking for something to get for the bird-lover in your life? You can never go wrong with a good bird book. Here are a few suggestions. Field Guides Birdwatchers can never have enough field guides (to the delight of publishers everywhere). I’m not going too far out on a limb when I say that the [...]
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by Pete Dunne

Want to find more birds? Of course you do, and Pete Dunne tells you how.

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November 29, 2011

Odds and Ends

News
It’s been kind of busy around here with the holidays and, oh yeah, the birth of our second child. Everyone is doing great, and we’re slowly getting back to “normal”. I’m slowly getting caught up with work (and sleep!), so more reviews will be coming soon. But in the meantime, here are some interesting items [...]
Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird by Katie Fallon From the publisher (Ruka Press): In her new book Cerulean Blues, author Katie Fallon describes the plight of the cerulean warbler, a tiny migratory songbird, and its struggle to survive in ever-shrinking bands of suitable habitat. This elusive creature, a favorite among bird [...]

by Larry Sheehan, Carol Sama Sheehan, Kathryn George Precourt, and William Stites

A visually rich exploration of some ways in which people appreciate and relate to birds.

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November 9, 2011

Watching Sparrows

Watching Sparrows

Reviews, DVD

A fantastic DVD for all sparrow fans.

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by Norman Arlott

Attractive illustrations and price aren’t enough to recommend this compact guide to North America.

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