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

Movie Review: Rio

Birds. You know once you get hooked on them you find yourself doing all kinds of things such as watching cartoon birds. I snagged Rio from a bargin bin and was surprised at how much I enjoyed this lighthearted romp. He can’t fly, he’s clueless about the wild, and he’s on his way to Rio … More Movie Review: Rio

Review: Fly Away Home

Fly Away Home (1996) I LOVE this movie, it’s sweet, and beautiful, and I truly love its sense of wonder. Official Trailer: The relationships of parent/child child/goose are what make the moving emotionally rich.  The movie is billed as being based on the experiences of “Bill Lishman who, in 1986, started training Canada Geese to … More Review: Fly Away Home

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