Review: Owls by Taylor

My Burrowing owl information quest continues. This time it’s another library book that is a beautifully illustrated overview of owls. Not comprehensive in scope or content but a nice addition to any owl book library. The index includes scientific name and some common groupings such as barn owls, but not by every common name. Only … More Review: Owls by Taylor

Review: Bird Families of the World

Bird Families of the World: A Guide to the Spectacular Diversity of Birds by David W. Winkler, Shawn M. Billerman, and Irby J. Lovette Co-published by Lynx Edicions and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 2015 ISBN-10: 8494189204 ISBN-13: 978-8494189203 599 pages https://www.amazon.com/Bird-Families-World-Spectacular-Diversity/dp/8494189204 https://www.lynxeds.com/product/bird-families-of-the-world/ I found this book to be amazing with lots of photos. Definitely … More Review: Bird Families of the World

Review: Birding is My Favorite Video Game

I began reading Rosemary Mosco’s Bird and Moon comics several years ago and was delighted when she published a book: Birding Is My Favorite Video Game: Cartoons about the Natural World from Bird and Moon by Rosemary Mosco Andrews McMeel Publishing (April 17, 2018) ISBN: 978-1-4494-8912-0 From the back of the book: Birding is My … More Review: Birding is My Favorite Video Game

Review: Windows Into the Earth

Windows Into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks by Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel, Oxford University Press, 2000 Buy on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Windows-into-Earth-Geologic-Yellowstone/dp/0195105974 Everything you ever wanted to know about the geologic story of Yellowstone. Written for the amateur geologist/scientist. Old Faithful 242 pages with chapters covering everything … More Review: Windows Into the Earth

Review: Atlas of Birds

Atlas of Birds: Diversity, Behavior, and Conservation by Mike Unwin Princeton University Press, 2011 A beautiful, fascinating geographic overview of birds, how they live, where they live, and how they are impacted by humans. “This atlas aims to illuminate our understanding of birds in terms of geography. It looks at their biology, their conservation status, … More Review: Atlas of Birds

Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges

America’s National Wildlife Refuges: A Compete Guide by Russel D. Butcher 2003, First Edition At the time of writing just over 530 units of the National Wildlife Refuge System with more than 93 million acres were included in this edition. Author’s Note, foreward, prelude etc Chapter 1 America’s Vanishing Wetlands Chapter 2 A Brief History … More Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges

Review: Atlas of Yellowstone

I am very lucky to live 2.5 hours from Yellowstone. I visit on a regular basis and get to watch the seasons, wildlife, and tourists move and change. Atlas of Yellowstone ed. by W. Andrew Marcus et al California, 2012 https://www.amazon.com/Atlas-Yellowstone-W-Andrew-Marcus/dp/0520271556/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1540848934&sr=8-1&keywords=Atlas+of+Yellowstone ISBN-13: 978-0520271555, ISBN-10: 0520271556 A comprehensive geographic look at the world’s first National Park. … More Review: Atlas of Yellowstone