Monday, March 25, 2013

New Title


1) Stiteler, Sharon. 1001 Secrets Every Birder Should Know: Tips and Trivia for the Backyard and Beyond. 2013. Running Press. Paperback: 296 pages. Price: $20.00 U.S.

SUMMARY: Bird watching is one of the most popular hobbies in America, and 1,001 Secrets Every Bird Watcher Should Know is the first photographic guide and fact book written in a humorous conversational tone that appeals to every age and skill level. Replete with sound information, 1,001 Secrets will expose many birding myths: a bald eagle cannot carry off a four-month old baby, and crows do not go sledding for fun.This accessible guide includes fun facts, such as where certain birds got their names, how birds eat, how they find a life partner, and how they build a home for the chicks. Other useful information includes identification tips, migration patterns, and where the best birding vacation spots are. Packed with full-color photos, 1,001 Secrets Every Bird Watcher Should Know is a fun, informative read for every bird watcher.
RECOMMENDATION: An interesting collection of bird and birding trivia.






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