A Field Guide to North American Birders: A Parody

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Berkley Books, 2001 - Humor - 113 pages
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A birdrs"s-eye view to watching the humans who watch birds.Includes detailed, anatomically correct illustrations of the most common birder breeds.Make catching a glimpse of your favorite birder as exciting as spotting a red-cockaded woodpecker!Next time you see a birder in the woods, donrs"t grouse about the competition-tag him and add him to your life list! A Field Guide to North American Birders makes sport out of your favorite sport. But instead of tracking our fine-feathered friends, yours"ll be on the hunt for the never-elusive birdwatcher. Creatures so common that yours"ll recognize them in an instant-from the Blue-shoed Booby to the Underemployed Razorbill.Nine out of ten birder-watchers recommend this guide. One out of ten recommends a new pastime.With anatomically correct, full-color illustrations of each species, A Field Guide to North American Birders includes: A diagram of the birder body-in all itrs"s full-feathered glory Tips on birder-watching-and how to attract them to your own backyard! The distinguishing characteristics, voice, range, and habitat of 39 species of birders-including, but not limited to: the Great Gracious Heron bull; Steadfast Quail bull; Ruby-Lipped Hummingbird bull; Opinionated Jay bull; Saturday Morning Kinglet bull; Scope-Weaseling Warbler Specialized information on how to prevent birder-watching injuries The American Birder-Watching Society Code of Ethics And more!!!! Let the calls of North American birders lead you into a world of discovery and delighthellip;"Where is it?"-Early Birder"Want to see this in the scope?"-Medical Tern

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Contents

Birderwatching
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Birders Described and Illustrated
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Queen Eider Somateria regina
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