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: 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...

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...

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....

The Outermost House: A Year of Life On The Great Beach of Cape Cod – Holt Paperbacks. View on Amazon
Hawks Aloft: The Story of Hawk Mountain – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human – Riverhead Books. View on Amazon
The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
The Feather Quest: A North American Birder's Year – ISBN13: 9780395927908; Condition: New; Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!. View on Amazon
100 Facts Penguins- Arctic Birds, Cold Climate Wildlife, Educational Projects, Fun Activities, Quizzes and More! – Miles Kelly Publishing. View on Amazon
Whooping Crane: Images from the Wild – 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
How to Spot Hawks & Eagles (The How to Spot Series) – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon
Falcon Fever: A Falconer in the Twenty-first Century – Used Book in Good Condition. View on Amazon