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In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders & Their Guides
In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders & Their Guides
by Thomas R Dunlap
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America is a nation of ardent, knowledgeable birdwatchers. But how did it become so? And what role did the field guide play in our passion for spotting, watching, and describing birds? In the Field, Among the Feathered tells the history of field guides... (read more)

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H Is for Hawk
H Is for Hawk
by Helen Macdonald
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Shocked by her father's unexpected death, lifelong falconer Helen Macdonald decides to take on training the fearsome goshawk, considered amongst the most difficult birds to train. This beautifully written and touching memoir traverses the obscure world... (read more)

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Waterbirds
Waterbirds
by Theodore Cross
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Brushing aside rattlesnakes on Green Island, Texas, or enduring the bitter cold of an Alaskan winter, Theodore Cross has pursued waterbirds with passion. On four continents, from the tundra of eastern Siberia to the tropical islands of the South Pacific,... (read more)

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Birds Deluxe Notecards with Envelopes
Birds Deluxe Notecards with Envelopes
by Jeffrey Fisher
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Birds are some of the world's most intriguing creatures, and they have long been the preferred muses for internationally renowned artist and illustrator Jeffrey Fisher. In this gorgeous hardcover, Fisher presents 46 different bird species in elegant... (read more)

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Bird-Watcher's Bible: A Complete Treasury
Bird-Watcher's Bible: A Complete Treasury
by Jonathan Alderfer
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"This book is a treasure trove of colorful paintings and photographs, interesting sidebars, top-ten lists... worth its considerable price for the artwork alone. A browser’s delight... This book should have wide appeal for all birders and bird... (read more)

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A Field Guide to the Birds of Mainland Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo
A Field Guide to the Birds of Mainland Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo
by Morten Strange
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Birds of Mainland Southeast Asia covers the rare and exotic birds of the region, including Malaysia, Thailand, Indochina, as well as Borneo, South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Included are 669 species.... (read more)

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America's Other Audubon
America's Other Audubon
by Joy Kiser
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America's Other Audubon chronicles the story of Genevieve Jones, her family, and the making of an extraordinary nineteenth-century book, Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio. At the age of twenty-nine, Genevieve Jones, an amateur... (read more)

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What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
by Jon Young
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A lifelong birder, tracker, and naturalist, Jon Young is guided in his work and teaching by three basic premises: the robin, junco, and other songbirds know everything important about their environment, be it backyard or forest; by tuning in to their... (read more)

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National Geographic Guide to Birding Hotspots of the United States
National Geographic Guide to Birding Hotspots of the United States
by Mel White
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Boasting more than 220 full-color illustrations and maps, this is the perfect practical companion to the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America. A must-have for birders everywhere, it's as useful at home as on the road, pinpointing... (read more)

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The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds
The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds
by Daniel Lewis
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Amateurs and professionals studying birds at the end of the nineteenth century were a contentious, passionate group with goals that intersected, collided and occasionally merged in their writings and organizations. Driven by a desire to advance science... (read more)

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All about Birds: A Short Illustrated History of Ornithology
All about Birds: A Short Illustrated History of Ornithology
by Valerie Chansigaud
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"This is the deepest and most thorough history of ornithology that I have seen. The mixture of history, biographical sketches, period illustrations, and science give it a broad appeal, and the writing is quite engaging. An important feature of the book... (read more)

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Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
by Thor Hanson
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Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. They date back more than 100 million years. Yet their story has never been fully told. In Feathers, biologist Thor Hanson details a sweeping natural history, as feathers have been... (read more)

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The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds
The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds
by Julie Zickefoose
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Self-Portrait with Turtles is a book in the spirit of Walden and Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, but it is also unique, as David Carroll himself is. Driven by a passion for art and turtles, Carroll has lived a Walden-like life for decades, although he is... (read more)

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How to Be a Better Birder
How to Be a Better Birder
by Derek Lovitch
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"This book is useful for those wanting a convenient introduction to birding as it is currently practiced by many of the leaders in the North American field. The writing is informative and conversational, a good balance to strike when trying to make more... (read more)

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Birdology: Adventures with Hip Hop Parrots, Cantankerous Cassowaries, Crabby Crows, Peripatetic Pigeons, Hens, Hawks, and Humming
Birdology: Adventures with Hip Hop Parrots, Cantankerous Cassowaries, Crabby Crows, Peripatetic Pigeons, Hens, Hawks, and Humming
by Sy Montgomery
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Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like sheand#8217;s a rock star. In these pages youand#8217;ll also meet Maya... (read more)

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Nature Guide: Birds (Smithsonian Nature Guides)
Nature Guide: Birds (Smithsonian Nature Guides)
by Dk Publishing
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A new generation of illustrated natural history handbooks, produced in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution. The new DK Nature Guides form a comprehensive, accessible, and informative series of illustrated reference books that tackle key natural... (read more)

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Birdhouses: 20 Step-By-Step Woodworking Projects for the Feathered Community, from a Simple Cabin to a Gothic CA
Birdhouses: 20 Step-By-Step Woodworking Projects for the Feathered Community, from a Simple Cabin to a Gothic CA
by Mark Ramuz
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Written for all levels of woodworkers, this book contains charming and imaginative designs for building both traditional and unique birdhouses and birdfeeders--from a simple cabin to a gothic castle. Projects require only basic tools and equipment found... (read more)

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The World Atlas of Birds
The World Atlas of Birds
by Various
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This comprehensive reference guide to the birds of the world includes beautiful full-color illustrations of 500 species of birds, as well as more than 200 line drawings. With color maps and diagrams, tour the globe's eight geographic regions and see the... (read more)

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Ravens in Winter
Ravens in Winter
by Bernd Heinrich
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“One of the most interesting discoveries I’ve seen in animal sociobiology in years.” —E.O. Wilson Why do ravens, generally understood to be solitary creatures, share food between each other during winter? On the surface, there... (read more)

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Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird
Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird
by Tim Birkhead
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What is going on inside the head of a nightingale as it sings, and how does its brain improvise? How do desert birds detect rain hundreds of kilometers away? How do birds navigate by using an innate magnetic compass? Tracing the history of how our... (read more)

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