Book Review: Beware the Tufted Duck

Book Review: The Birding Life

  In the prologue, the author outs himself as a non-birder, not that there's anything wrong with that. He joins a field trip at the Prairies and Potholes Birding Festival and describes both birder and...

Book Review: The Atlas of Birds

The information is interesting and presented in a visually appealing way and in a comfortable tone, and in this way the book is a great introduction to a wide variety of avian topics. However, it is just...

Book Review: The Beak of the Finch

The Beak of the Finch by Jonathan Weiner. First published 1994. I'll admit I hadn't heard of The Beak of the Finch when I picked it up at the Unclaimed Baggage shop in Alabama. Arthur had pointed it out to me; he knew I was looking for bird-related...

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...