Posts Tagged ‘Hawks in Flight’

Is there a group of birds with more field guide representation than raptors? It’s not hard to understand why, just think of the words commonly used to describe them: Majestic; fierce; enthralling. Confusing. Is there anything more frustrating than that speck in the sky that just won’t come close enough to identify? Well, how about […]
Some bird book reviews from January, 2013. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some bird book review. The Unfeathered Bird A Charm of Finches Audubon Magazine Blog Gurney Journey Birding is Fun! Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide The Birdbooker Report Still the Same Hawk: Reflections […]
I know why you’re here, Neo. I know what you’ve been doing… why you hardly sleep, why you live alone, and why night after night, you sit by your computer. You’re looking for bird book reviews. (Or is that just me?) Owls The Birdbooker Report Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England 10,000 Birds […]

by Pete Dunne, Clay Sutton, and David Sibley

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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. The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds by Julie Zickefoose One of the most beautiful books – both in terms of prose and art – that you’ll ever […]
May the bird book reviews be with you. The Lord God Bird The Well-read Naturalist National Geographic Bird-Watcher’s Bible 10,000 Birds Birding is Fun! Birdfreak Laura’s Birding Blog Hawks in Flight: Second Edition 10,000 Birds Laura’s Birding Blog What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World Rosyfinch Ramblings The Well-read […]
I love the smell of bird book reviews in the morning. Hawks in Flight: Second Edition Florida Keys Hawkwatch The Drinking Bird Birding is Fun! A Field Guide to the Wildlife of South Georgia 10,000 Birds The Feather Quest Bird Ephemera Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise […]
For each of the last three years, we’ve been treated to a Pete Dunne book exploring a particular season. I’ve really enjoyed the series and was greatly anticipating the finale this year. But then came the bad news: it’s not going to be published. (Queue the cheesy Darth Vader “Noooooooooo!”) As disappointing as that was, […]
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 […]