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 […]
The January / February 2015 issue of Bird Watcher’s Digest includes two original Well-read Naturalist book reviews. The first takes up the very charming Birds of a Feather; Seasonal Changes on Both Sides of the Atlantic by Colin Rees and Derek Thomas; the second, David Callahan’s fascinating A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects.
Helen Macdonald, Tim Dee, and James Macdonald Lockhart recently gathered to discuss birds at the London Review Bookshop. Fortunately, for those unable to attend, it was recorded and can now be heard via podcast.
With the publication of Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed; An Introduction to Birdsong, Simon Barnes brings his unique combination of professional experience and amateur enthusiasm to a very wide potential readership; one that includes not only bird watchers of all levels of experience but those who don’t necessarily even consider themselves bird watchers as well.