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Birds and Us: A 12,000 Year History from Cave Art to Conservation–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Birkhead, the experienced storyteller who is also Emeritus Professor at the School of Biosciences, The University of Sheffield, author of multiple scientific articles as well as books of popular science, knows how to make it readable and fun. Tim Birkhead loves to tell stories.

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Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce & Conservation: A Book Review by a Curious Bird Feeder

10,000 Birds

How to choose bird feeders; how to make nutritious bird food; how to create a backyard environment that will attract birds; how to survey your feeder birds for citizen science projects; how to prevent squirrels from gobbling up all your black oil sunflower seed (sorry, none of that works). Articles on citizen science, community feeding, and “windows, glass, and feeding stations,” help emphasize the connection between personal actions and the larger conservation picture.

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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition: A Review of an Iconic Guide in a New Edition

10,000 Birds

The arrow system is a defining feature of the field guide system created by Peterson, and they live on in the series based on his books. You can interpret this major change as Sibley creating his own design template, utilizing placement to create connections and putting more trust in users’ basic knowledge. Birds are arranged in taxonomic order, organized into sections based on families. Sometimes it takes an unexpected question.

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