Cornell Lab of Ornithology Handbook of Bird Biology [review – part 1]

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Handbook of Bird Biology is massive in size and information. Thus, we’ve decided to break down the review of it into two equal parts. This is part 1 of 2. With eleven fully-loaded chapters of bird biology, birding information, conservation, and more, the Handbook of Bird Biology is indeed a

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Review: Birdwatcher – The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

Birdwatcher: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson, written by Elizabeth J. Rosenthal and published by The Lyons Press – Guilford, CT, takes us through the adventures of Roger Tory from a fledgling birdwatcher to “The King Penguin” of ornithology. Ms. Rosenthal captures the many facets that make up the man best known for the Field

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Review of Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

To be released on August 28th and published by Houghton Mifflin, Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America (Peterson Field Guide Series) is the end of summer, must-have edition to every birder’s library. Even though we possess over 30 field guides, it is still a much welcomed edition. History Much of what continues to

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Review of Roger Tory Peterson – A Biography

Without his mentor Ludlow Griscom and the Bronx County Bird Club, we may never have been blessed with the accomplishments of one of the greatest birders of all time, Roger Tory Peterson. There would also be no need for Douglas Carlson’s Roger Tory Peterson: A Biography (Mildred Wyatt-Wold Series in Ornithology). Peterson’s life story is

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All Things Reconsidered – Birding With Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson was one of the world’s best and most-famous birders. He had the ability to inspire people young and old, engage people in conservation, and even write a field guide. All Things Reconsidered: My Birding Adventures is a collection of articles written by the master himself, Roger Tory Peterson. These stories provide a

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