BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show

BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show

One hundred entertaining and informative essays from the popular public radio feature program, BirdNote, accompanied by original illustrations throughout—an illuminating volume for bird and nature lovers across North America.

Here are the best stories about our avian friends from the public radio show BirdNote, each brief essay illuminating the life, habits, or songs of a particular bird. Why do geese fly in a V-formation? Why are worms so good for you—if you're a robin? Which bird calls, "Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you-all?" From wrens that nest in cactuses to gulls that have a strange red dot on their bills—these digestible and fascinating bird stories are a delightful window to the winged world. A foreword by John W. Fitzpatrick, director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and an introduction by Gordon Orians, professor emeritus of biology at the University of Washington, are also included.

Title:BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show
Edition Language:English
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    BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show Reviews

  • Patrick

    As a fan of the BirdNote show I found this to be a good supplement to the program, and I would consider it to be more of a gift/coffee table book than a practical reference or field guide. "Charming,"...

  • Dani

    This is not a field guide. What it is; however, is chock full of the quaint and charming content you would expect if you are a fan of the Birdnote program. This book contains the ‘best of’ the sho...

  • Lorraine

    A beautifully illustrated coffee table book. Unfortunately I was disappointed with the lack of information written about each bird....

  • Mary Keen

    The same wonderful information about various birds as on the radio show and online emails is included in a handily-sized book with high quality paper. Each bird or group has an illustration, but unfor...

  • Mandy

    Wow! This book was so enjoyable to read because it had funny short stories about different birds. I love this one and will definitely have to buy it and add it to my bird books spot on my bookshelf :)...

  • Tilly

    5 starsA glorious book filled with information and stories of American birds.The information is spot on and really interesting and the illustrations are stunning. A great coffee table book for bird lo...

  • Bue_digre

    Great little notes about our birds....

  • Sarah

    A wonderful book with beautiful art and quick fun facts! A great gift for the bird enthused friend. 💚...

  • PG

    Charming. Abundantly illustrated....

  • John Yunker

    Here in Ashland, Oregon, I listen to our local radio station KSKQ. And for the past several years I’ve enjoyed the weekly, two-minute BirdNote programs.So I was excited to find that there is now a B...