A world of watchers

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Knopf, Nov 1, 1986 - Nature - 241 pages
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This anecdotal history of birdwatching provides insights into the often eccentric characters whose research forms the foundation of present-day knowledge and whose efforts gave birth to the Audubon Society and other conservation movements

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Bird-watching and bird-listing have long been American preoccupations (many early explorers kept lists of the birds they saw in the New World); today as many as 7 million Americans take some active ... Read full review

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The Linnaean Society
60
The Delaware Valley Ornithological
85
The Egg Hunters _?
120
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