Birding Journal

Through the Seasons

Author: Vanessa Sorensen

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 1591933188

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 765


Record your favorite birding moments inside this perfect birding companion. Note which birds you see, and when and where you saw them. Document the birds eating at your feeder. Compare first arrivals from year to year. Keep track of your life list and more. Whether you're a beginning bird watcher or a seasoned birder, this beautiful journal - with its sophisticated art and elegant style - is a book you'll use again and again.

Birding Journal

Author: Marysarah Quinn,Patrice Sheridan

Publisher: Potter Style

ISBN: 9780307338914

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 3636


A necessity for bird watching amateurs and experts alike! A practical field notebook and treasured keepsake in one, our Bird Watching Journal is the perfect place for recording both memorable and everyday bird sightings. Includes entries sprinkled with inspirational quotes, as well as sections for sketching and keeping a life list.

Birding Babylon

A Soldier's Journal from Iraq

Author: Jonathan Trouern-Trend

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781578051311

Category: Nature

Page: 79

View: 3680


Early in 2004, Sergeant Jonathan Trouern-Trend of the Connecticut National Guard began a year's deployment in Iraq. During his free time on base and on trips "outside the wire," he watched birds and wrote about them in an online journal that attracted thousands of readers. Gathering highlights of his blog, this small book cuts through the politics of war like birdsong, reminding us of our imperishable connection with nature; of how birds and their journeys tie the world together; of the persistence of life even in a wasted land. Book jacket.

A field guide to advanced birding

birding challenges and how to approach them

Author: Kenn Kaufman,National Audubon Society,National Wildlife Federation,Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Nature

Page: 299

View: 4871


Explains how to identify the most difficult species of birds

Audubon Life-List Journal

Author: National Audubon Society

Publisher: Artisan Publishers

ISBN: 9781579651336

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 4818


A special place for birders to record their observations and memories. Essays accompany original images from the world's greatest bird photographers. 115 illustrations. in color.

Bird Log Kids

Author: DeAnna Brandt

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 1885061552

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 2218


As an introduction to journaling and to nature, the book's log pages present simple questions that gently guide children to record and to draw their important bird observations, while additional photo/art pages are useful for pasting pictures or creating more artwork.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426208286

Category: Nature

Page: 574

View: 3863


Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

Sibley's Birding Basics

Author: David Allen Sibley

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9780307545978

Category: Nature

Page: 168

View: 5128


“I wrote and illustrated this book to help every inquisitive birder, from novice to expert. Whether you can identify six birds or six hundred, you’ll be a better birder if you have a grounding in the real nuts and bolts of what birds look like, and your skills will be even sharper if you know exactly what to look for and how to record what you see.” —David Allen Sibley The Sibley Guide to Birds and The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior are both universally acclaimed as the new standard source of species information. And now David Sibley, America’s premier birder and best-known bird artist, takes a new direction; in Sibley’s Birding Basics he is concerned not so much with species as with the general characteristics that influence the appearance of all birds and thus give us the clues to their identity. To create this guide, David Sibley thought through all the skills that enable him to identify a bird in the few instants it is visible to him. Now he shares that information, integrating an explanation of the identification process with many painted and drawn images of details (such as a feather) or concepts. Birding Basics begins by reviewing how one can get started as a birder: the equipment necessary, where and when to go birding, and perhaps most important, the essential things to look for when birds appear in the field. Using many illustrations, David Sibley reviews all the basic concepts of bird identification and then describes the variations (of shape, size, and color) that can change the appearance of a bird over time or in different settings. And he issues a warning about “illusions and other pitfalls”—and advice on avoiding them. The second part of the book, also plentifully illustrated, deals with another set of clues, the major aspects of avian life that differ from species to species: feathers (color, arrangement, shape, molt), behavior and habitat, and sounds. This scientifically precise, beautifully illustrated volume distills the essence of David Sibley’s own experience and skills, providing a solid introduction to “naming” the birds. With Sibley as your guide, when you learn how to interpret what the feathers, the anatomical structure, the sounds of a bird tell you—when you know the clues that show you why there’s no such thing as “just a duck”—birding will be more fun, and more meaningful. An essential addition to the Sibley shelf! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Sibley Birds Coloring Field Journal

Author: David Allen Sibley

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9781524711078

Category: Games

Page: 96

View: 6537


A portable, deluxe adult coloring book from the renowned birder, illustrator, and author of the New York Times best seller The Sibley Guide to Birds. The perfect gift for birders everywhere, to use at your windowsill or in the field. Including 75 original and previously unpublished images. With millions of copies sold, David Sibley is the best-known name in North American birding today. At last! In time for the holidays, the perfect coloring book for the birder or naturalist, picturing--with the lifelike precision that is a hallmark of David Sibley's work--75 images of spectacular birds in flight and at rest. The Sibley Birds Coloring Book will allow birding enthusiasts to create their own artist's portfolio, restoring color--whether real or imagined--to wings, crest, beaks. * No detail has been spared to make this a deluxe edition: from the heavy-duty and flexible cover design that allows for portability, for landscape and portrait line drawings--and makes it easy for right- or left-hand preference--to the heavy paper and the colored pages for reference. * Printed in a unique hardbound format that accommodates both the landscape and portrait line drawings throughout, as well as the creativity of its user. * Flip-back cover encourages on-the-go artistry, as well as providing a strong surface for colorists. * Deluxe heavy paper throughout provides an optimal surface for coloring in all mediums. * Reproductions of David Sibley's original full-color paintings are included on the book's inside cover to assist the colorist as a reference. * 12 anatomical drawings of the structure and component parts of the birds' bodies are featured to inform the colorist with a better comprehension of bird anatomy. * The perfect gift for all birders and coloring book enthusiasts

The Birder's Journal

Author: Mel M. Baughman

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811726979

Category: Nature

Page: 468

View: 8278


Now with the most current information on all of the birds of North America as classified by the American Ornithologists' Union, this handy book allows you to document first sightings and note identifying markings of any bird you might encounter. Taking this book into the field, jotting down notes, and recording identification or unique features with coloured pencils while the birds are in sight will soon create a useful supplement to a field guide, a priceless collection of life list entries, and a personal chronicle of years of bird-watching

Birder's Journal

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 9780792274568

Category: Nature

Page: 479

View: 6604


With detailed drawings from the Society's "Field Guide", this book offers generous space for jotting notes about the site, situation, and date for each bird spotted. More than 280 artwork plates.

Birding Without Borders

An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World

Author: Noah Strycker

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544558146

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 416


In 2015, Noah Strycker, a young American birder, became the first person to see more than half of the 10,000 bird species on planet Earth in one year. Traveling to forty-one countries on seven continents with just a small backpack, a pair of binoculars, and a series of one-way tickets, Noah not only set a new world record, he also captured the hearts and imaginations of people all over the world.

The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound

A Birder's Journal

Author: Sallie Wolf,Micah Bornstein

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

ISBN: 158089318X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 43

View: 8036


Presents observations made through every season of the year of different birds and their behavior, from robins taking a bath, to cardinals searching for food in the snow, to an owl perched on a tree at night.

Backyard Birding Journal

Author: Kristen Clark

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523302994


Page: 130

View: 8811


It's no wonder some 65 million Americans enjoy feeding birds in their own backyard as a convenient way to appreciate and study wildlife. Now you can join them and record your own birding observations with this easy-to-use journal. Convenient for tucking into your travel bags while on vacation or keeping near the bay window for journaling in while sipping a cup of your favorite beverage. Includes room for your observations about the weather, habitat, and visiting birds, along with blank space for sketching pictures.

National Geographic Birder's Journal

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426200052

Category: Nature

Page: 503

View: 3910


This durable journal is a must for birders of all skill levels, from novices just beginning to build a life list to veterans looking for the most up-to-date, systematic, and visually complete way to document sightings of even the rarest, most elusive birds. Based on the latest classifications by the American Ornithologists' Union and organized by family, its comprehensive, easy-to-use checklist itemizes every species recorded in North America, including accidental visitors—more than 960 in all, each identified both by common and Latin names and illustrated with specially commissioned paintings by the finest bird artists at work today. The Birder's Journal features a user-friendly page layout that directly mirrors the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America for quick access to information. It provides a consistent, familiar format for recording the place, date, and time a bird was spotted, along with additional space for notes and comments, sketches, and other important details. And with each new entry, it becomes ever more valuable and personal—both as a chronicle of birding accomplishments and as a memento of the observations and occasions that make birding so deeply satisfying. A first-rate journal is an essential addition to any birder's bookshelf, and this is the best available anywhere. It's also a perfect gift, especially when paired with the latest edition of the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America.

Better Birding

Tips, Tools, and Concepts for the Field

Author: George L. Armistead,Brian L. Sullivan

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400874165

Category: Nature

Page: 360

View: 1121


Better Birding reveals the techniques expert birders use to identify a wide array of bird species in the field—quickly and easily. Featuring hundreds of stunning photos and composite plates throughout, this book simplifies identification by organizing the birds you see into groupings and offering strategies specifically tailored to each group. Skill building focuses not just on traditional elements such as plumage, but also on creating a context around each bird, including habitat, behavior, and taxonomy—parts so integral to every bird's identity but often glossed over by typical field guides. Critical background information is provided for each group, enabling you to approach bird identification with a wide-angle view, using your eyes, brain, and binoculars more strategically, resulting in a more organized approach to learning birds. Better Birding puts the thrill of expert bird identification within your reach. Reveals the techniques used by expert birders for quick and easy identification Simplifies identification with strategies tailored to different groupings of birds Features hundreds of photos and composite plates that illustrate the different techniques Fosters a wide-angle approach to field birding Provides a foundation for building stronger birding skills

National Geographic Birding Essentials

All the Tools, Techniques, and Tips You Need to Begin and Become a Better Birder

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Jon Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426201356

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 3807


Offers tips and advice for how to improve bird watching skills, from choosing equipment and guides to where to watch and what features to look for when trying to identify a bird.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

The Best Birding Book for Kids from National Geographic's Bird Experts

Author: Jonathan Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426310943

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 6517


Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.