by Laura Erickson
Miscellaneous | March 7, 2007
Mandatory reading for anyone who cares about birds.
by Richard Sale
Field Guides; Regional & Travel Guides | March 27, 2008
A great introduction to the Arctic, and a good field guide to its wildlife.
by Jon Dunn and Kimball Garrett
Advanced ID; Family Guides | December 9, 2006
The best field guide available for North American warblers.
by Joseph J. Hickey
Birding; Classics | January 19, 2007
This classic is fascinating and still worth reading today.
by Nicholas Drayson
Fiction | March 31, 2009
A quirky, fun, and delightful novel. Yes, novel.
by John H. Rappole
Regional & Travel Guides | December 23, 2006
This guide tries to do too much and ends up doing nothing well. Stay away.
by James D. Rising
Advanced ID; Family Guides | March 2, 2008
A very good family guide, but read on to see how it compares with the authors’ follow-up photographic guide.
by Luke Dempsey
Miscellaneous | October 4, 2008
A very funny, and often irreverent, look at what happens when birding takes hold of the author’s life.
by John M. Rockwood
Children; Miscellaneous | June 17, 2011
An intimate look at a Common Loon family.
by Alan Contreras
Miscellaneous | April 9, 2010
A chronicle of over forty years spent in the field watching birds.
by Tui De Roy, Mark Jones, and Julian Fritter
Family Guides | February 6, 2009
This family guide is every bit as well-designed and beautiful as the birds it features.
by Derek Onley and Paul Scofield
Advanced ID; Family Guides | May 15, 2007
Finally, a portable, up-to-date guide for these difficult birds. Unfortunately, it’s not as useful as it could have been and thus might not be a book you need to add to your library.
by Valerie Chansigaud
Miscellaneous | May 25, 2010
An attractive and concise overview of those who have shaped our knowledge of birds.
by Rick Wright
Field Guides | May 15, 2014
This first entry in the American Birding Association state field guide series is a good one.
by Noah Strycker
Miscellaneous | June 4, 2011
Join the author as he spends the summer among penguins in Antarctica.
by James Lowen
Field Guides; Regional & Travel Guides | October 23, 2011
A user-friendly guide that is a must for visitors to Antarctica.
by Pete Dunne
Miscellaneous | February 3, 2012
A season in one of the most inhospitable, but beautiful, places on Earth.
by Subhankar Banerjee
Regional & Travel Guides | April 15, 2008
Take a trip through the beautiful and controversial Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
by Paul A. Johnsgard
Biology & Behavior | February 18, 2007
An excellent reference on birds that display on leks. Not a good choice for casual readers, however.
by Dominic Couzens
Miscellaneous | July 13, 2011
Fascinating profiles of 50 endangered birds.