Birds, Birding & Books

Discuss birds, birdwatching, books-on-birds, and any topics ornithological in nature.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Birds in the news93 unread / 93NorthernStar, Thursday 4:53pm
Bird of the Week Page 383 unread / 83Tess_W, Thursday 11:08am
Bird Sightings19 unread / 19NorthernStar, September 18
Project Feederwatch6 unread / 6qebo, August 8
Birds and Birders in fiction56 unread / 56alaudacorax, August 1
List Five Yard Birds That You Saw Today142 unread / 142Tess_W, July 13
What you should know about Black birders13 unread / 13John5918, June 27
Eagle Owls4 unread / 4Tess_W, June 3
Bird of the Week Page 2156 unread / 156elenchus, May 2
19th century ornithology books with photographs?5 unread / 5Sami_Bolman, March 19
Not related to Birds!1 unread / 1Tess_W, March 17
Binoculars?22 unread / 22Tess_W, January 23
Currently Reading12 unread / 12Tess_W, November 2021
Global Bird Weekend2 unread / 2Tess_W, October 2021
Bird of the Week113 unread / 113John5918, August 2021
Most Vivid Memories of Birds15 unread / 15varielle, August 2021
What brought you to birding?21 unread / 21TempleCat, August 2021
What Birding organizations do you belong to?20 unread / 20TempleCat, August 2021
Co-Administrator5 unread / 5John5918, July 2021
summer and dreams/wishes1 unread / 1Tess_W, June 2021
Field Guides15 unread / 15fuzzi, March 2021
A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and Its Relevance Today by Mark Avery4 unread / 4Tess_W, March 2021
H is for Hawk10 unread / 10John5918, March 2021
Books about Birds for Children6 unread / 6Tess_W, March 2021
Bird News2 unread / 2Tess_W, March 2021
Restaurants named after Birds18 unread / 18Tess_W, March 2021
Colloquial bird names29 unread / 29NorthernStar, March 2021
Birds and culture6 unread / 6MsMixte, February 2021
Birdwatching Terminology11 unread / 11perennialreader, January 2021
Birds on Screen (film/tv/online options/etc.)19 unread / 19frahealee, February 2020
The 2008 North American Great Backyard Bird Count8 unread / 8tropics, February 2020
Sports Teams named after Birds7 unread / 7frahealee, February 2020
Old Bird Books10 unread / 10John5918, February 2020
First bird of the year20 unread / 20NorthernStar, February 2020
Recent bird / nature writing on BBC R4 Open Book2 unread / 2frahealee, February 2020
My Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are gone.7 unread / 7frahealee, February 2020
Listers: The First Five Birds That You Documented?5 unread / 5frahealee, February 2020
Rare Birds of North America11 unread / 11Cynfelyn, September 2019
List Five Yard Birds That You Saw Today388 unread / 388tropics, March 2019
North Korea2 unread / 2John5918, June 2016
Suggestions would be appreciated!15 unread / 15creekgirl, February 2016
Crowdfunding for a curlew8 unread / 8chrisharpe, January 2016
hello fellow birders !8 unread / 8varielle, December 2015
Starting to List...7 unread / 7John5918, November 2015
HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World5 unread / 5pmackey, September 2015
This is So Cool2 unread / 2hnau, August 2015
On field guides - Helen Macdonald1 unread / 1chrisharpe, June 2015
Top 3 books13 unread / 13John5918, April 2015
Ring neck Doves3 unread / 3John5918, April 2015
Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature by Nick Davies2 unread / 2fuzzi, March 2015
A favorite birding author8 unread / 8affle, March 2015
cleaning up bird food mess15 unread / 15Solo-Star, March 2015
A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey are Faring by David Cobham7 unread / 7affle, January 2015
BBC R4: Is it worth saving Spix's Macaw?5 unread / 5chrisharpe, August 2014
Howell: Molt in North American Birds2 unread / 2fuzzi, August 2014
Birdwatching in Colombia by Jurgen Beckers & Pablo Florez2 unread / 2chrisharpe, July 2014
The Crossley ID Guide: Britain and Ireland4 unread / 4bluejw, May 2014
Online Bird Jigsaw Puzzles6 unread / 6bernsad, January 2014
Tim Dee's 'The Running Sky'9 unread / 9chrisharpe, December 2013
BBC R4: in Briten's Footsteps1 unread / 1chrisharpe, November 2013
Mark Cocker's Birds and People7 unread / 7affle, October 2013
Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador, including the Galápagos Islands1 unread / 1chrisharpe, October 2013
Neotropical Birds of Prey by Dave Whitacre1 unread / 1chrisharpe, July 2013
"Rare Birds Yearbook" re-launched as "The World's Rarest Birds"4 unread / 4chrisharpe, April 2013
Antarctic Wildlife - A visitor’s guide to the wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage a9 unread / 9Sandydog1, December 2012
Urban Birder10 unread / 10bluejw, June 2012
Books which do more than identify birds51 unread / 51bluejw, June 2012
On Group photos.1 unread / 1guido47, April 2012
Extinct Birds (Poyser)2 unread / 2Bowerbirds-Library, March 2012
BBC R3: Music Feature: Inspired by Birds3 unread / 3Bowerbirds-Library, February 2012
Bird watching in 19421 unread / 1Bowerbirds-Library, December 2011
Birds in Mexico4 unread / 4raton-liseur, November 2011
First bird of 2011?6 unread / 6guido47, February 2011
Birds of Southeastern Arizona by Rick Taylor3 unread / 3Soleglad, November 2010
SE Asia Birds1 unread / 1WalterEJTips, November 2010
David Lack7 unread / 7Northesk, September 2010
Nightingales: The Barley Bird by Richard Mabey1 unread / 1chrisharpe, September 2010
New Field Guide to the Birds of Colombia2 unread / 2Soleglad, July 2010
Mark Cocker's "Crow Country"1 unread / 1chrisharpe, March 2010
Nightjars of the World: A Photographic Guide by Nigel Cleere4 unread / 4chrisharpe, March 2010
Do You Photograph Birds?4 unread / 4Navigator7, January 2010
Ridgely & Tudor's "Field Guide to the Songbirds of South America: The Passerines"1 unread / 1chrisharpe, January 2010
Southern swamps and ivorybills8 unread / 8chrisharpe, January 2010
Alex, The Famous African Grey Parrot, Dies Of Natural Causes At the Age Of 314 unread / 4keigu, November 2009
Don Stap's Birdsong3 unread / 3tracyfox, May 2009
Jeremy Mynott's Birdscapes3 unread / 3chrisharpe, May 2009
Bird (and wildlife and plant) guides to South Africa7 unread / 7Soleglad, April 2009
Tim Birkhead's "The Wisdom of Birds"1 unread / 1chrisharpe, March 2009
Your favorite field guide(s)21 unread / 21lorax, March 2009
North to the Arctic!1 unread / 1subarcticmike, February 2009
David Snow3 unread / 3chrisharpe, February 2009
Birds and the Battlefield on BBC R41 unread / 1chrisharpe, January 2009
Birds of Afghanistan6 unread / 6Blooshirt, January 2009
Reviews of bird books: The Birder's Library5 unread / 5bluejw, December 2008
Birder's quiz game45 unread / 45Nycticebus, October 2008
A Wildlife Guide to Chile - Chester (Princeton / A & C Black)4 unread / 4chrisharpe, September 2008
Field guide to seabirds of the South Atlantic / Antarctic8 unread / 8chrisharpe, July 2008
The Birds of Costa Rica: the new Garrigues guide2 unread / 2chrisharpe, July 2008
Ken Kauffman Comments On Proposals To Drill For Oil In ANWR:2 unread / 2tropics, July 2008
New bird books: Birdbooker Report by Ian Paulsen2 unread / 2bluejw, July 2008
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