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Books for birders.
Joel Greenberg Naturalist Joel Greenberg wants to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the passenger pigeon's extinction as a species with this book, and also with the implementation of the Passenger Pigeon Project, which he and other concerned naturalists have created.
Irene M. Pepperberg Includes a new interview with the author and a reading group guide. 230 pp., paperback, photos "You be good. I love you," were Alex's final words to his owner, research scinetist Irene Pepperberg, before his premature death at age thirty-one.
Sy Mongomery Naturalist Sy Montgomery (author of The Good Good Pig) explores the unique, often unexpected aspect of what makes a bird a bird. Her writing is, as always, perfect. She chronicles the wildness, strangeness, and disparate revolutionary paths of various birds, taking her readers along with her on adventures.
A Provocative Guide to Birds of the Bible Debbie Blue Some animals are noticeably lacking mention in the bible, but birds are everywhere, in all forms--as metaphor and as real, living creatures. They provide food for wanderers and bring bread to prophets. This unusual field guide is of historic interest as well as religious.
Kate Rowinski No matter where you live, you have birds, and song birds especially could use your help with food and water. Aside from the Petersen's Guide, this book is a necessity for backyard birders who just want the basics. It also contains some great ideas to get children involved. Keep it next to your binoculars and bird seed!
Joe Hutto When the author becan his experiment in imprinting on two dozen wild turkey, he had no idea that it would change his life. His rich writing and splendid illustrations will amaze you. This books is the companion volume to PBS television special, My Life as a Turkey.