National Bird Day

Here's great list of bird books to discover...

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Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 10:00am
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What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds By Jennifer Ackerman Cover Image
$31.50
ISBN: 9780593298886
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Published: Penguin Press - June 13th, 2023

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds and The Bird Way, a brilliant scientific investigation into owls—the most elusive of birds—and why they exert such a hold on human imagination


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Owls: The Majestic Hunters By Stan Tekiela Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781647553845
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Published: Adventure Publications - June 13th, 2023

Delve into the lives of owls with this collection of photographs and information by award-winning author and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela.


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George: A Magpie Memoir By Frieda Hughes Cover Image
$29.40
ISBN: 9781668016503
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - June 6th, 2023

Poet and painter Frieda Hughes’s chronicle of rescuing a tiny magpie chick who grows into an intelligent, lively companion—a heartwarming memoir of love, obsession, and nature.

When Frieda Hughes moved to the depths of the Welsh countryside, she was expecting to take on a few projects: planting a garden, painting, and writing her poetry column for the Times.


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Under the Henfluence: Inside the World of Backyard Chickens and the People Who Love Them By Tove Danovich Cover Image
$28.35
ISBN: 9781572843219
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Published: Agate Surrey - March 28th, 2023

An immersive blend of chicken-keeping memoir and animal welfare reporting by a journalist who accidentally became obsessed with her flock.Since first domesticating the chicken thousands of years ago, humans have become exceptionally adept at raising them for food. Yet most people rarely interact with chickens or know much about them.


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Birdgirl: Looking to the Skies in Search of a Better Future By Mya-Rose Craig Cover Image
$29.40
ISBN: 9781250807670
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Published: Celadon Books - March 28th, 2023

Birder, environmentalist and activist Mya-Rose Craig is an international force. In her moving memoir, Birdgirl, she chronicles her mother’s struggle with mental illness, and shares her passion for social justice and fierce dedication to preserving our planet.


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Flight Paths: How a Passionate and Quirky Group of Pioneering Scientists Solved the Mystery of Bird Migration By Rebecca Heisman Cover Image
$31.50
ISBN: 9780063161146
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Published: Harper - March 14th, 2023

The captivating, little-known true story of a group of scientists and the methods and technology they developed to uncover the secrets of avian migration.


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Love, Nature, Magic: Shamanic Journeys Into the Heart of My Garden By Maria Rodale Cover Image
$29.40
ISBN: 9781645021711
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 21st, 2023

Join bestselling author, activist, and garden expert Maria Rodale on her shamanic journeys as she reflects on her surprising conversations with the spirits of the familiar plants and animals around us--and the knowledge they share with us.


Robin (Animal) By Helen F. Wilson Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781789146264
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Published: Reaktion Books - November 23rd, 2022

A tuneful natural and cultural history of this globally renowned songbird.
 
The robin is a small bird with a distinctive ruddy breast, at once a British national treasure and a bird with a global reputation. In this superbly illustrated account, Helen F.


The Beginner's Guide to Photographing Birds: Essential Techniques for Hobbyists and Bird Lovers By Rosl Rössner Cover Image
$36.75
ISBN: 9781681989358
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Published: Rocky Nook - November 15th, 2022

Everything you need to know to get started in bird photography Whether you're a dedicated and serious birder, a hobbyist bird watcher, or simply a lover of nature, getting great photos of birds is at the top of the list for bird lovers of all kinds.


In the Footsteps of Audubon By Denis Clavreul, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by), Martha Le Cars (Translator) Cover Image
By Denis Clavreul, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by), Martha Le Cars (Translator)
$41.95
ISBN: 9780691237688
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 1st, 2022

An artist's uniquely personal journey across America


Slow Birding: The Art and Science of Enjoying the Birds in Your Own Backyard  By Joan E. Strassmann Cover Image
$28.35
ISBN: 9780593329924
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Published: TarcherPerigee - October 25th, 2022

A one-of-a-kind guide to birding locally that encourages readers to slow down and notice the spectacular birds all around them.

Many birders travel far and wide to popular birding destinations to catch sight of rare or “exotic” birds. In Slow Birding, evolutionary biologist Joan E. Strassmann introduces readers to the joys of birding right where they are.


Bird Planet: A Photographic Journey By Tim Laman Cover Image
$57.75
ISBN: 9781419761492
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 4th, 2022

Bird Planet presents the best work of Tim Laman, the world’s most celebrated bird photographer

Birder extraordinaire Tim Laman is a superstar in one of photography’s most challenging pursuits: The quest to portray birds in the wild.


Audubon at Sea: The Coastal and Transatlantic Adventures of John James Audubon By Christoph Irmscher (Editor), Richard J. King (Editor), Subhankar Banerjee (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Christoph Irmscher (Editor), Richard J. King (Editor), Subhankar Banerjee (Foreword by)
$31.50
ISBN: 9780226756677
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Published: University of Chicago Press - August 19th, 2022

This one-of-a-kind, lavishly illustrated anthology celebrates Audubon’s connection to the sea through both his words and art.
 
The American naturalist John James Audubon (1785–1851) is widely remembered for his iconic paintings of American birdlife.


Birds and Us: A 12,000-Year History from Cave Art to Conservation By Tim Birkhead Cover Image
$36.75
ISBN: 9780691239927
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 9th, 2022

Planting for Garden Birds: A Grower's Guide to Creating a Bird-Friendly Habitat By Jane Moore Cover Image
$17.84
ISBN: 9781787138292
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - July 5th, 2022

In Planting for Garden Birds find straightforward ideas and easy to achieve plans that will make your garden irresistible to birds.

Packed with interesting facts, environmental and habitat information as well as easy to achieve planting ideas, this is a practical, illustrated guide for people wanting to encourage more birdlife to their outdoor space.


Birds, Beasts and Bedlam: Turning My Farm Into an Ark for Lost Species By Derek Gow Cover Image
$26.25
ISBN: 9781645021339
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 16th, 2022

"Gow has a fire in his belly. We need more like him."--BBC Wildlife magazine

" Gow is] a wonderful storyteller, wisely allowing his animals (and considerable bedlam) to take center stage. His stories can be bawdy, laugh-out-loud funny, poignant, or even depressing, but they're never dull."--Booklist


Woman, Watching: Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and the Songbirds of Pimisi Bay By Merilyn Simonds Cover Image
$24.10
ISBN: 9781770416598
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Published: ECW Press - May 24th, 2022

From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman -- a Swedish aristocrat who survived the Russian Revolution to become an internationally renowned naturalist, one of the first to track the mid-century decline of songbirds.

" A] lyrical, passionate, and deeply researched portrait." -- Margaret Atwood


Learning the Birds: A Midlife Adventure By Susan Fox Rogers Cover Image
$30.40
ISBN: 9781501762246
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Published: Three Hills - April 15th, 2022

"The thrill of quiet adventure. The constant hope of discovery. The reminder that the world is filled with wonder. When I bird, life is bigger, more vibrant." That is why Susan Fox Rogers is a birder. Learning the Birds is the story of how encounters with birds recharged her adventurous spirit.