I missed April, so this Review Roundup will cover both April and May. I’ve still probably overlooked a couple, but here’s a long list of some pretty impressive reviews. The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, Second edition & The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, Second edition 10,000 […]
From North America to Madagascar, from beginners to experts, there’s a bird book reviewed last month for everyone. A Chorus of Cranes: The Cranes of North America and the World 10,000 Birds Birding for the Curious: The Easiest Way for Anyone to Explore the Incredible World of Birds Prairie Birder Birds of Madagascar and the […]
First, if you haven’t yet done so, read Frank Lambert’s review of Bird Families of the World: A Guide to the Spectacular Diversity of Birds. As he mentions, the goal of this book is to reflect the wonderful diversity of birds. It does so by looking at birds at the level of the family, because […]
by David W. Winkler, Shawn M. Billerman, and Irby J. Lovette
An exceptional look at all of the bird families and their relationships to each other.
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Bird Families of the World: An Invitation to the Spectacular Diversity of Birds by David W. Winkler, Shawn M. Billerman, and Irby J. Lovette From Lynx Edicions and Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Here in one volume is a synopsis of the diversity of all birds. Published between the two volumes of the HBW and BirdLife […]
Actually, this is more a list of my favorite bird books of the year. I saw many books in 2015, but not nearly all of them. Certainly not enough to claim this list as comprehensive. Water Babies: The Hidden Lives of Baby Wetland Birds by William Burt Wonderful photos of baby ducks, grebes, shorebirds, […]