Books

Kenn Kaufman's Backyard Is One of the Best Spots to Witness Spring Migration

Kenn Kaufman's Backyard Is One of the Best Spots to Witness Spring Migration

— The legendary birder's latest book is a love letter to Ohio and migratory wonders. Read an excerpt here.
Win a Copy of Kenn Kaufman's New Book, ‘A Season on the Wind’

Win a Copy of Kenn Kaufman's New Book, ‘A Season on the Wind’

— The storied writer and birder chronicles the wonders of migration in a weaving tome.
Righting the Record for the World’s Premier Trash Birds

Righting the Record for the World’s Premier Trash Birds

— Birder Tim Dee paints an enlightening portrait of the urban gull and its ingenuity in his book ‘Landfill.’
Across Rivers, Seas, and Mountain Peaks, A Wildlife Biologist Brings Us on an Odyssey

Across Rivers, Seas, and Mountain Peaks, A Wildlife Biologist Brings Us on an Odyssey

— Read one of the more pensive moments from the new book ‘The Sun Is a Compass,’ which recounts the author's trek through the Arctic wilderness.
This New Guide Finally Simplifies Gull IDs

This New Guide Finally Simplifies Gull IDs

— By encouraging us to focus on the basics, veteran authors Pete Dunne and Kevin Karlson strive to make gulls less intimidating.
A New Book Illustrates the Story of Birds on Every Continent

A New Book Illustrates the Story of Birds on Every Continent

— Jane Kim's mural documents the rise of Aves across the world, while staying true to the artist’s aesthetic.
On the Job With the Tower of London's Ravenmaster

On the Job With the Tower of London's Ravenmaster

— In his remarkable new memoir, Christopher Skaife tells of the birds and the humble beginnings that have defined his eminent role in England.
Big-City Birding Is Hotter Than Ever

Big-City Birding Is Hotter Than Ever

— The Urban Birder gives us the scoop on the budding movement and all the unlikely places you should be looking for birds in.
On Emu Pies, Riot Birds, and Roughing the Australian Outback

On Emu Pies, Riot Birds, and Roughing the Australian Outback

— In her intimate new book “How to Be a Good Creature,” Sy Montgomery finds the confluence between humanity and wildness.
A World Without Beavers Is a World Without Wildlife We Love

A World Without Beavers Is a World Without Wildlife We Love

— The buck-toothed mammals are the best ecosystem engineers nature has to offer. Ben Goldfarb's exhaustive new book explains why.
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