Review: The Secret Language of Birds

“The Secret Language of Birds: A Treasury of Myths, Folklore and Inspirational True Stories” By Adele Nozedar Hardcover: 544 pages Publisher: HarperElement 2006 ISBN-10: 0007219040 ISBN-13: 978-0007219049 I found this book to be a fascinating collection of facts, stories, myths, and tales. There is an emphasis on the magical and mystical and as long as … More Review: The Secret Language of Birds

A Miscellany of facts about Long Billed Curlews

April 2019 at Bear River Refuge ONE Roland L. Redmond, Donald A. Jenni, Roland L. Redmond, and Donald A. Jenni. 1982. “Natal Philopatry and Breeding Area Fidelity of Long-Billed Curlews (Numenius Americanus): Patterns and Evolutionary Consequences.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 10 (4): 277–79. Male long billed curlews are more likely to return to their … More A Miscellany of facts about Long Billed Curlews

Long Billed Curlew Research 2

Allen, Julia N. The Ecology and Behavior of the Long-Billed Curlew in Southeastern Washington. Wildlife Monographs: No. 73. Wildlife Society, 1980. This fascinating study’s main focus is on southeastern Washington, but includes data from National Wildlife Refuges in southern Idaho, Utah, Nevada, California, and Oregon. The expanded range’s data is derived from refuge quarterly reports … More Long Billed Curlew Research 2

Review: Bird Brains

Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays Candace Savage Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: Greystone Books 1997 ISBN-10: 0871569566 ISBN-13: 978-0871569561 This is one of my favorite bird books. It’s a thin book at 144 pages but it is large in size almost 10″ by 10″ with lots of color photos showing off … More Review: Bird Brains

Review: Field Guide to Owls of California and the West

Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides) by Hans J. Peeters Paperback: 346 pages Publisher: University of California Press, 2007 ISBN-10: 0520252802 ISBN-13: 978-0520252806 The size of this book will make it easy to carry in a backpack 4.5 x 1 x 7.2 inches. The first 156 pages of … More Review: Field Guide to Owls of California and the West

Review: Owls a Guide to Every Species in the World

Earlier I reviewed Owls by Marianne Taylor. While searching the internet for images I discovered that she had published a second book. The first book did not include every species of owl this one does. Some reviews are in error when they write that only 42 species are included in the Species Notes section. … More Review: Owls a Guide to Every Species in the World

Review: Burrowing Owls

Burrowing Owls By Melissa Hill Age Range: 4 – 8 years Grade Level: Preschool – 2 Paperback: 24 pages Publisher: Capstone Press, 2015 Language: English ISBN-10: 1491460520 ISBN-13: 978-1491460528 This was a charming book with brief factual information on one page and a lovely full color image of one or more burrowing owls on the … More Review: Burrowing Owls