Book Review: Pigeons

Parrot Week Book Review: Parrots of the World

The color illustrations are crisp and clear as aids to identification. For the most part, the birds are presented on a plain white background, which is a bit boring....

Book Reviews Revisited

As my birding library grows, I've acquired a lot of books via trading sites like PaperBackSwap (PBS) and BookMooch (BM), or via thrift shops, used book stores, and festival fundraisers. Acquiring books this way makes the obsessive book-collecting part of this hobby a bit more affordable....

What's a Nird? Funny Amazon.com Typo

A while back I came across a funny typo on Amazon.com. The title of the book RSPB British Birdfinder was instead indicated to be a Nirdfinder. The error has since been corrected. If...

Book Review: Good Birders Don't Wear White

Good Birders Don't Wear White: 50 Tips From North America's Top Birders edited by Pete Dunne. First published 2007. I was reminded to write this short review from a recent Facebook meme, whereby one takes a certain line from a certain page from the nearest book and posts...