"One cannot have too many good bird books"
--Ralph Hoffmann, Birds of the Pacific States (1927).
Here's this week's issue of the Birdbooker Report by Ian "Birdbooker" Paulsen, which lists ecology, environment, natural history and bird books that are (or will soon be) available for purchase.
New and Recent Titles:
- Gallagher, Tim. Falcon Fever: A Falconer in the Twenty-first Century. 2008. Houghton Mifflin. Hardbound: 326 pages. Price: $25.00 U.S. [Amazon: $15.00]. SUMMARY: The authors recounts some of his experiences as a falconer. [GrrlScientist note: I have a review copy of this book and will be publishing a formal review soon, but in short, it's good.]
- Johnson, David H. and Thomas A. O'Neil Managing Directors. Wildlife-Habitat Relationships in Oregon and Washington. 2001. Oregon State University Press. Hardbound: 736 pages. Price: $65.00 U.S. [Amazon: $59.40]. SUMMARY: A detailed treatment on the subject of wildlife-habitat relationships.
- Knight, Charles R. Life through the Ages: A Commemorative Edition. 2001 (1946). Indiana University Press. Hardbound: 67 pages. Price: $19.95 U.S. [Amazon: $19.95]. SUMMARY: A commemorative edition of paleoartist Charles R. Knight's (1874-1953) well known book.
- Wheye, Darryl and Donald Kennedy. Humans, Nature, and Birds: Science Art from Cave Walls to Computer Screens. 2008. Yale University Press. Hardbound: 240 pages. Price: $37.50 U.S. [Amazon: $16.47]. SUMMARY: This book is due out on 28 June 2008. [GrrlScientist Note: Wow, this looks like a gorgeous book!]
- Peterson, Roger Tory. Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America. 2008. Houghton Mifflin. Paperback: 528 pages. Price: $26.00 U.S. [Amazon: $17.16]. SUMMARY: This book is due out on 28 August 2008. [GrrlScientist note: I have a reading copy of this book and it is very nice! My formal review is on its way]