Bird Books

Peterson Guides Moth Poster Giveaway!

This one is super easy to enter for U.S. and Canada residents! Peterson Guides is giving away 25 copies of their moth poster in celebration of Moth Week 2015. Just fill out the form and you're entered! Winners will be notified on July 28th so enter...

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...

Book Review: The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds

There are some great little extras in this guide, some of which I haven't seen in other recent field guides. The birds are arranged in...

Book Review: The Big Year

The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession by Mark Obmascik. First published in 2004. I joined PaperBackSwap a few months ago. Having been a huge fan in a former lifetime, I had a very large collection of X-files-related books in which I was no longer...

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 Review: The Warbler Guide

The species accounts themselves are as in-depth as you'd expect in a quality family-only guide. Photos of full and limited views are accompanied by detailed ID tips, including habitat, foraging technique, behaviors, and more. When plumage...

Owls: Our Most Charming Bird – Ten Speed Press. View on Amazon
Crane Music: A Natural History of Cranes – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Hawks in the Hand: Adventures in Photography and Falconry – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
One Man's Owl: Abridged Edition – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Owls of North America – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
The Sibley Guide to Birds, 2nd Edition (Sibley Guides) – Sibley Guide To Birds, 2nd Ed. View on Amazon
Wild Bird Photography – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Hummingbirds of North America: Attracting, Feeding, and Photographing – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
The Grail Bird: The Rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Penguins of America – Little Brown and Company. View on Amazon
The Ultimate Guide to Waterfowl Hunting: Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Ducks and Geese – SKYHORSE. View on Amazon
The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration – Mariner Books. View on Amazon
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . . with Wings – Great product!. View on Amazon