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.
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 12 days 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 18 days 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 2 months ago by USAF Veteran
Interesting with good birding details and maps. I wish there had been photos of the birds to guide me into my own birding.Published 4 months ago by Auntie Gin
Kenn Kaufman's description of his amazing adventure kept me turning the pages. As a fellow birder I really appreciated his love of birds and other creatures. Read morePublished 5 months ago by SANDRA SILVA
times have changed and this adventure is great nostalgia for those of us who would never have considered being so adventurous at that age!! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lucky Birder
We'll-written tale of teenager's quest to find and identify as many birds as he possibly can within one year. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mel Steninger
I have arrived at being an amateur "birder" later-in-life and only recently learned of this book. It is a compelling story!Published 8 months ago by Beach Man