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Fall Birding

The shore birds are already coming through, and the warblers aren't far behind!

 

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Vesper Flights Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802128812
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Published: Grove Press - August 25th, 2020

Autographed copies of Vesper Flights available August 25. Order now!


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Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America (Kaufman Field Guides) Cover Image
By Kenn Kaufman, Patricia Manzano Fischer (Translated by), Hector Gomez de Silva (Contributions by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780618574230
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 14th, 2005

As a new birder, I have tried about a half dozen guides. The Kaufman's is the best! The primary reason I love this guide is the pictures. The angles shown are from your point of view, and there are great little hints illustrating the unique markers each bird has. The range maps acompany each bird's description with color coding that makes sense. Basically, the Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America is the guide I would make using the best pieces of other guides. You will not need another guide. - randy


My Penguin Year: Life Among the Emperors Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062971364
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Published: William Morrow - November 12th, 2019

The Genius of Birds Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399563126
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Published: Penguin Books - April 11th, 2017

The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594633416
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2015

Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374228484
Availability: Backordered
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501191886
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 11th, 2020

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H Is for Hawk Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124739
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

Just how intimate is the connection between humans and "the wild"? To what degree are we linked? Opposed? Helen McDonald knew her true calling by the age of 8 was hawks and whatever else was in her life, she knew she would learn to work and hunt with falcons. But it wasn't until the death of her beloved co-adventurer in life, her father, that she got the primal call to work with the most prehistorically fierce and huge bird of all, the goshawk. I was utterly rapt, pun intended. Rather than the very tired trope of "man against nature", in H IS FOR HAWK, we have the tale of two complex females--one human and one avian--and their transformational dance of intimacy. As a bonus to the reader, McDonald manages to come to terms with her grief over losing her father and intersperse her own goshawk adventure with T.H. White's, all in beautifuuly rendered prose. So good! - Kris


Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781783350919
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Published: Guardian Faber Publishing - April 14th, 2020

Birds of Missouri Field Guide (Field Guides) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781885061355
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Published: Adventure Publications - December 12th, 2001

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition (Peterson Field Guides) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781328771445
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 7th, 2020

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781452174037
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist: Your Guide to Listening Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328919113
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 10th, 2020

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America, Second Edition Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781426330735
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Published: National Geographic Kids - March 6th, 2018