What a wonderful adventure, Kenn knew what he loved from a young age and pursued it.
Plus, Kaufman writes about birds very well, sketching in few words those aspects of form and behavior that entranced him most.
If you have the slightest interest in nature or birds and like good books, buy this one and read it.
I read this because I'm a birdwatcher and I love the concept of the big year. I was initially hesitant to read it because I have little interest in bird in America and thought the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jade Craven
It was an interesting read that made me wish I had the time and energy to go off birding. The one thing it didn't cover that I would have liked to know is what did Kenn do with the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by elib
As an amateur birder I really enjoyed Mr. Kaufman's account of his first big year. His vivid descriptive style made birds and the habitats they live in come alive. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Dee Dee
The author, Kaufman, became enamored of birding and left school at age 16 to travel around North America in search of birds. Read morePublished 6 months ago by USAF Veteran