Bird Books

Raptors as Education Ambassadors

Thanks for visiting this stop on the Crossley ID Guide Blog Tour! I hope you'll enjoy this look at some raptors I have come to know...

Giveaway Alert: The Unfeathered Bird

Good Reads is giving away two copies of Katrina van Grouw's The Unfeathered Bird. There is more to a bird than simply feathers. And just because birds evolved from a single flying ancestor doesn't mean they are structurally all the same. With over 385 stunning drawings depicting 200...

Giveaway Alert: Kaufman Advanced Birding

Audubon Magazine is giving away five copies of the Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding. This book is an update and reboot of the first edition, published in 1990. Kaufman on this new edition: "[...] So in this edition I have taken a different approach altogether, and the...

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...

March 2011 Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered my March giveaway! I used a random name picker to select the winner. Congratulations to Wendy R on winning a copy of Wesley the Owl! Wendy, I’ll contact you via email to get your address details.

March 2011 Giveaway: Wesley the Owl

Yesterday I posted a 5/5 review of Stacey O'Brien's wonderful memoir Wesley the Owl. Today I'm excited to announce that my review copy of this book is my March (just under the wire!) blog giveaway! The contest is open to everyone (global) and entry is very simple....

Mid-Atlantic Birds: Backyard Guide - Watching - Feeding - Landscaping - Nurturing - Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania (Bird Watcher's Digest Backyard Guide) – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
102 Favorite Audubon Birds of America – Crown Publishers, Inc.. View on Amazon
The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Sibley: The Birder's Year 2011 Weekly Engagement Planner (Calendar) – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Stokes Guide to Bird Behavior, Volume 1 – Bird behavior; Bird courtship; Bird territorial behavior; Bird life histories; Birds. View on Amazon
Ducks of North America and the Northern Hemisphere – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Owls: Our Most Charming Bird – Ten Speed Press. View on Amazon
Parrots of the Wild: A Natural History of the World’s Most Captivating Birds – University of California Press. View on Amazon
The Grail Bird: The Rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Peterson First Guide to Birds of North America – Author: Roger Tory Peterson; ISBN: 0395906660. View on Amazon
The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration – Mariner Books. View on Amazon
Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls – Owl A Year in the Life of North American Owls. View on Amazon
One Man's Owl: Abridged Edition – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Gulls of Europe Asia and N America (Helm Identification Guides) – New; Mint Condition; Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon; Guaranteed packaging; No quibbles returns. View on Amazon
Ravens in Winter – Simon Schuster. View on Amazon