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Book Review: How to Be a Bad Birdwatcher

How to Be a Bad Birdwatcher by Simon Barnes. First published 2005. Look out the window. See a bird. Enjoy it. CONGRATULATIONS! You are now a bad birdwatcher. Throughout How to Be a Bad Birdwatcher, Simon Barnes shares his premise that birdwatching should simply be done for the joy...

January 2011 Giveaway: Flyaway

Yesterday I posted a 5/5 review of Suzie Gilbert's book about her adventures in bird rehabilitation, Flyaway: How a Wild Bird Rehabber Sought Adventure and Found Her Wings. In the first of what I plan to be monthly giveways or contests, I'm giving away my copy...

Book Review: Beware the Tufted Duck

Beware the Tufted Duck: A Lucy Wayles Mystery by Lydia Adamson. First published 1996. Tufted Ducks are probably my favorite species of duck. I might even prefer them over any other kind of fowl. Who can resist a cute little black and white duck with an adorable tuft of...

Book Review (2/2): Birds of Europe

Concern: "The book is also lacking a quick (one- or two-page) index, but I can live without this feature." This was no problem while I was using the book during our birding excursions. The index is nearly 20 full pages, and includes common and taxonomic names. Sub-entries are indented...