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.

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If you see an error in a product description or title on Amazon, it's easy to submit editing suggestions. Just scroll down to the bottom of the product page to the blue Feedback box and click on the appropriate link to either update product information or provide feedback on images or price.

Giveaway: Crossley ID Guide to Britain & Ireland

The Prairie Birder is giving away a copy of the newest bird guide in the fabulous Crossley ID series: The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland. Enter by commenting on the contest blog post; leave your comment by December 19th to be in the December 21st drawing.

Crossley ID Guide: Raptors Giveaway Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered my Crossley ID Guide: Raptors giveaway!! I used a random name picker to select the winner. Congratulations to Melissa C. on winning the book! Melissa, I will contact you privately via email shortly. For everyone else, remember that the Crossley ID Guide: Raptors is available for purchase!

New Book! Migration: Exploring the Remarkable Journeys of Birds

Author and prolific blogger Melissa Mayntz recently published her new book, Migration: Exploring the Remarkable Journeys of Birds. The illustrated book is available in hardcover (linked here) or for Kindle. The book covers a huge variety of topics related to migration, including different reasons that birds migrate, how they...

February 2011 Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered my February giveaway! I used a random name picker to select the winner. Congratulations to Caitlin C. on winning a copy of The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds! Caitlin, I’ll contact you via email to get your address details.