Posts Tagged ‘Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird’

Tons of reviews this month. When I started this site almost eight years ago, having so many bird book reviews published in a month would have been…well, it just didn’t happen. Say what you want about the rest of the Internet (do we really need a quiz to find out what obscure Saturday-morning cartoon character […]
Here are the bird book reviews that I found last month. Peterson Reference Guide to Seawatching: Eastern Waterbirds in Flight Nature Travel Network The Crossley ID Guide: Britain and Ireland bird-o A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago, 3rd edition and Birds of Trinidad and Tobago, 2nd edition 10,000 Birds Take Wing and […]
Wow, lot’s of bird book reviews last month. Keep ’em coming! Also, here’s a fun contest to win the new Crossley Raptor Guide! And make sure to like The Birder’s Library Facebook page to stay informed of other giveaways and contests. I aim to read bird book reviews. The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors Nemesis Bird […]

by Tim Birkhead

A very readable introduction to birds’ senses.

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Not too many reviews last month. Not that I have room to talk, I need to get cranking on my reviews. Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird The Birdchaser City of Ravens: The Extraordinary History of London, the Tower and its Famous Ravens ABA Blog Life Along the Delaware Bay: Cape May, […]
Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird by Tim Birkhead From Walker & Company, a division of Bloomsbury: Most people would love to be able to fly like a bird, but few of us are aware of the other sensations that make being a bird a gloriously unique experience. What is going on […]
Happy New Year! May it be filled with birds and books about them. Here are a few to look forward to. Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America: A Photographic Guide Steve N. G. Howell January 3, 2012; Princeton University Press This isn’t the flashiest group of birds, but one I’m fond of. I’m looking […]