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Book Review: Wesley the Owl

Flash forward to several weeks ago, when Arthur and I stopped at Half Price Books and I made my usual bee-line to the natural history section. Wesley the Owl was among the...

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Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds is the story of Phoebe Snetsinger, the record holder for largest life list at over 8500 species. This best-seller was written by acclaimed author Olivia Gentile. This unique biography of a birding obsession received tons of...

Bird Blog & Online Contests for August 2011

Here’s a list of current (as of August 1st) blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering bird- or birder-themed prizes. Click on the links to learn more, check eligibility, and enter to win! If you are running a contest or know of something that should...

Book Review: Nightjars of the World

Before going into species accounts, which make up the bulk of the book, the author provides general information about the bird families covered, including coverage of plumage types and camouflage, body typography, breeding information and feeding behaviors. This section is full of photographs, showing the camouflage strategies, actual...