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Tougias, Robert

Summary: "The story of a year in the bird-life of a three-acre woodlot in rural Connecticut, in which the reader shadows the author month by month as he watches, listens, and chronicles the movement of the seasons through the complex and fascinating lives of the birds that come and go. Illustrated with twenty-five line drawings that mimic a 'notebook diary' style, the narrative opens the eyes of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 598.072 TOU

Behrens, Ken.

Summary: Seawatching is the challenging act of identifying waterbirds in flight. Since more than one hundred different species can fly past an observation point, often at great speed or in tightly packed, mixed-species flocks, identification of these distant shapes can be a mystery. The keys to the mystery—the subtle traits that unlock the identity of flying waterbirds, be it wingbeat cadence,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.2 BEH

Tekiela, Stan.

Summary: Offers an audio guide to more than one hundred species of Michigan birds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Publications 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 TEK

Floyd, Ted

Summary: Become a better birder with brief portraits of 200 top North American birds. This friendly, relatable book is a celebration of the art, science, and delights of bird-watching. How to Know the Birds introduces a new, holistic approach to bird-watching, by noting how behaviors, settings, and seasonal cycles connect with shape, song, color, gender, age distinctions, and other features...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 598.072 FLO

Harrison, George H.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Provides instructions for bird watching and other projects involving interaction with nature and the study of the needs and behavior of wild birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Creek Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 HAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 HAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598.07 Harrison 1997

Cate, Annette.

Summary: A conversational, humorous introduction to bird-watching featuring quirky full-color illustrations portray dozens of birds chatting about their distinctive characteristics, including color, shape, plumage, and beak and foot types.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAT

Thompson, Bill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.07 THO

Wood, Tom

Summary: " ... Filled with more than 200 spectacular color photographs, this accessible guide makes it easy to identify a variety of birds in the continental United States, as well as in parts of Canada and Mexico ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 WOO

Harkness, Joe

Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARKNESS, JOE HAR

Summary: Beginning and advanced birdwatchers will enjoy viewing unique and entertaining behaviors. In addition to preferred habitatas for each species, the video clips display diagnostic field marks for identification, and sounds for most species. Sophisticated menus allow you to quickly locate species of interest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Better Birdwatching 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 598.2 BET

Lockhart, James Macdonald

Summary: From the merlin to the golden eagle, the goshawk to the honey buzzard, James Macdonald Lockhart’s stunning debut is a quest of beak, talon, wing, and sky. On its surface, Raptor is a journey across the British Isles in search of fifteen species of birds of prey, but as Lockhart seeks out these elusive predators, his quest becomes so much more: an incomparably elegant elegy on the beauty of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 LOC

Yee, Wong Herbert.

Summary: When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YEE

Ward, Jennifer

Summary: "A non-fiction guide to finding and observing birds for young bird-watchers."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Tarte, Bob.

Summary: For much of his life, the closest Bob Tarte got to a nature walk was the stroll from parking lot to picnic table on family outings. But then a chance sighting of a dazzling rose-breasted grosbeak in wife-to-be Linda's backyard prompts a fascination with birds, which he had never cared about before in the least. Soon he is obsessed with spotting more and more of them-the rarer the better-and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TARTE, BOB TAR

Hume, Rob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hamlyn 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 HUM

Strycker, Noah K.

Summary: The author tells the story of how he traveled across forty-one countries in an attempt to see half of the world's birds in one year, sharing the challenges that he faced, as well as the birds and bird-lovers he found on the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 STR

Zickefoose, Julie.

Summary: A wild bird rehabilitator and nature artist describes her painstaking efforts to rescue injured birds and her experiences when those birds come back to visit, looking at the personality and quirks of individual birds of different species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. 2012

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Obmascik, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 BIR

Beer, Julie

Summary: A fact-filled guide to common birds of North America includes color-coded maps, identification tips, bird-watching activities, and bird calls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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Ehrlich, Esther

Summary: On Cape Cod in 1972, eleven-year-old Naomi, known as Chirp for her love of birds, gets help from neighbor Joey as she struggles to cope with her mother's multiple sclerosis and its effect on her father and sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EHR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EHR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC EHR

Kaufman, Kenn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.07 KAU

Malnor, Carol.

Summary: Following in the footsteps of famed birder Roger Tory Peterson, five little birds go on a birdwatching trip around North America's shoreline and spot such shorebirds as puffins, egrets, herons, gulls, pelicans, and loons. Includes facts about Peterson and the birds encountered, online sources for listening to birdcalls, and information about the Cornell Lab citizen science project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 MAL

Strycker, Noah K.

Summary: "The Thing with Feathers by Noah Strycker is a fun and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world--and deep connection with humanity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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