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Category Archive for 'Bird Book Review'

  It’s been awhile since I reviewed a book about birds and I’m often very critical about the books so believe me when I tell you that this book is excellent.  Scott Weidensaul is a career birder.  He writes, he lectures and he birds whenever he can.   As the title explains, the book is […]

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I really enjoy reading books that feature birds. Providence of a Sparrow is great because it starts with a sparrow named B and goes through Chester’s life with B and his wife and later additions to their flock. The stories are linear and the writing style flows smoothly. Unlike many books that focus solely on […]

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The Parrot Who Owns Me

A few months ago I read “The Parrot Who Owns Me” by Joanna Burger. The author is a good writer; I looked forward to reading the book each night. She does a good job of blending personal anecdotes with science. The best parts are when she describes her research of parrots in South America. This […]

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Of Parrots and People

I just finished this book and it’s wonderful. I recommend this book to anyone that owns birds. It’s not the best for new bird owners because it’s very critical of pet owners, breeders, and importers. I had to skip parts of the chapter on parrots being imported from Mexico. It’s very sad. The theme of […]

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