As one who has travelled widely around the world, I have in the course of my journeys discovered many places that I found beautiful, fascinating, relaxing, or pure and simply enjoyable; however of all the corners of the globe into which my adventures have taken me, none has lodged itself in my heart the way […]
When the freshly printed copy of the new “Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White” arrived, I made a quick scan of the authors whose writings are collected in it. As it turns out, I know each one, which will make it a somewhat challenging book to review.
When it comes to spectator sports, birding ranks somewhere in between bass fishing and reading. For while the watching and tallying of birds can be enjoyable, relaxing, invigorating, and even emotionally and spiritually restorative, the watching of others watching birds is anything but. Which is quite likely why, despite birding being the preferred hobby of […]
There’s a lot I could write, even in a simple introduction, about the new Princeton University Press / WILDGuides book Britain’s Birds:An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland by Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop and David Tipling.