Good Birders Don't Wear White: 50 Tips From North America's Top Birders

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Lisa White
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 23, 2007 - Nature - 288 pages
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In these 50 light and fun original essays, the biggest names in birding dispense advice to birders of every level, on topics ranging from feeding birds and cleaning binoculars to pishing and pelagic birding. Whether satirizing bird snobs or relating the traditions and taboos of the birding culture, each essay is as chock-full of helpful information as it is entertaining.
 

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User Review  - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing

If you're a beginning birder who just "got bitten" by the birding obsession, here's your 5-star book. 50 short essays by the top names in birding. Most essays are corny, quaint, comic and cute. Others ... Read full review

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User Review  - billsearth - LibraryThing

This is a very entertainingand somewhat helpful compilation of stories and tips for birders. The tips are contributed by many individuals. Most of the tips are meant to be constructive, but some are ... Read full review

Contents

Come Ona My House
1
Dressing the Part
19
Identify Then Testify
43
Come Fly with Me
66
The Road Less Traveled
84
List Lust
95
Cheerup Cheerily
107
Mind Your Manners
131
Feather Forecasting
145
Building a Nest Egg
161
Capturing the Moment
180
The Joy of Birding
199
Look Up in the Sky
231
Developing a Bird Brain
243
Index
262
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About the author (2007)

LISA A. WHITE is executive editor of nature and field guides at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
 

PETE DUNNE forged a bond with nature as a child and has been studying hawks for more than forty years. He has written fifteen books and countless magazine and newspaper columns. He was the founding director of the Cape May Bird Observatory and now serves as New Jersey Audubon’s Birding Ambassador.
 

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