Showing posts from December, 2011

Tropical Splendor - Beautiful Photos and Art Prints of Trogons


Hot New Book Releases in the Birds & Birdwatching Genre: December, 2011 - June, 2012

Here is a list of new books being released, categorized by the month of release, in the Birds & Birdwatching genre, for the time period December, 2011 - June, 2012. The list is not restricted to birds and birding in North America but is international in scope.
Any of these books can be pre-ordered, if you so desire...You can mouseover links or book cover images for more details...
December, 2011

In the Field, Among the Feathered: A History of Birders and Their Guides
By Thomas R. Dunlap

Birding Trails: Texas: Panhandle and Prairies & Pineywoods
By Jim Foster

In the Province of Birds
By Joseph C. Neal

Guide to Owl Watching in North America
By Donald S. Heintzelman

EarthFlight: Breathtaking Photographs from a Bird's-Eye View of the World
By John Downer

January, 2012

The Audubon Backyard Birdwatcher: Birdfeeders and Bird Gardens
By Robert Burton and Stephen Kress

A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand
By Julian Fitter and Don Merton

Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of …

Saving the Cerulean Warbler

Inspired by the book shown below, CERULEAN BLUES, and by the memory of what a thrill it was to see this beautiful songbird for the first time, I decided to put together an article on some of the efforts (by no means comprehensive - more like a "quick peek") to save "NorthAmerica's fastest declining neotropical migrant songbird" - the Cerulean Warbler. As you will see, there are people at work in both North and South America saving this vanishing songbird.
Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird
By Katie Fallon
Taking the reader from the mountains of Appalachia to a coffee plantation near Bogotá, Colombia, this investigation into the plight of the cerulean warbler—a tiny migratory songbird—describes its struggle to survive in ever-shrinking bands of suitable habitat. This elusive creature—a favorite among bird watchers and the fastest-declining warbler species in the United States—has lost three percent of its total population each year since 196…

Birds (Vintage Art)