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Review: Petrels, Albatrosses & Storm-Petrels of North America

Short Version: If you bird on or near the ocean, buy this book and read it. Slightly Longer Version: Steve Howell’s guide to petrels (including shearwaters), albatrosses, and storm-petrels is a must-have resource for anyone who aspires to identify birds … Continue reading

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The Stokes, Redeemed

While their beginner guides (shorebirds, hummingbirds, etc.) are very good, I have never been impressed with the larger field guides to birds by Donald and Lillian Stokes. Their eastern and western guides include one or two photos for most birds, … Continue reading

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