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8 new books for birders

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How to Know the Birds: The Art and Adventure of Birding, by Ted Floyd, National Geographic Partners, hardcover, 2019, 304 pages

This new book by Birding magazine editor Ted Floyd offers lessons about birds and birding that you won’t find in a field guide. In a series of 200 brief essays, each focused on a single species, Floyd offers “a big idea, a method or technique or resource, about bird study in our age.” Readers learn about the “primal scream” given at night by Western Grebes, the morning flight of warblers, what molt migration is, and more. Complementing Floyd’s words are gorgeous illustrations by the talented field biologist N. John Schmitt.

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