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Birdwatching: A Different Kind of Guide

A small print run of this new publication is now available for local sale and review purposes. Building on earlier editions, it is now a 226-page soft-cover book comprising 81 essays and 157 colour photographs. Review copies can be obtained by contacting the author. Individual copies may also be purchased for $24.95 at Books and Company in Prince George, or by adding $6.00 (within Canada) for postage and writing to 10790 Grassland Road, Prince George BC, V2K 5E8.

To learn more about the book, head to:



Birding: A Flock of Irreverent Essays

The second, expanded, edition is now available from Amazon

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This eBook is unashamedly for birders, birdwatchers, or birdpersons by any other name, plus all those splendid people wanting to buy them presents.

Assuming that at least one of you is a bird person, you REALLY need to get this book so you can:

  • Speculate on why “Middendorf’s Grasshopper-Warbler” is such a hilarious name
  • Avoid chumming the water unintentionally during a pelagic trip
  • Know what to do if your neighbour reports an Eskimo Curlew in his bird bath
  • Find how to fail most successfully at learning bird songs
  • Decide which birds can really be called boring
  • Learn why you needn’t be mortified when you get an identification horribly wrong
  • Read an article a day for fifty five days on all things birdish

The articles are actually not all humorous. Some of them even take themselves quite seriously and attempt to increase your birding IQ. But if you’ve got this far, you might as well see the list of articles or even read the more sober Introduction to the book. Or if you’re a true birder ready for anything:

list of contents

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