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National Geographic Bird-watcher's Bible: A Complete Treasury Hardcover – October 2, 2012
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over water near Long Island, New York.
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Victoria Crowned-Pigeon fixes its red eye on the camera.
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to its ear openings, placed near its eyes.
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readies for takeoff near South Georgia Island.
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it lands at Lake Windermere in England.
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feeds in Marakele National Park in South Africa.
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"This book is a treasure trove of colorful paintings and photographs, interesting sidebars, top-ten lists... worth its considerable price for the artwork alone. A browser’s delight... This book should have wide appeal for all birders and bird enthusiasts. Highly recommended." –Library Journal
“Captivating photographs with art, fantastic bits of trivia and history, anatomy lessons, tips on becoming a birder...” –Denver Post
“It easily ranks with the top three or four bird books published in 2012.” –Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Bird fanciers will find much to like and learn about in this beautiful book.” –The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA)
“A pictorial feast...clear, witty prose…if one were looking for a single volume to serve as a basic reference, Bird Watcher's Bible would be it.” –Examiner.com
"Beautifully illustrated and full of fascinating facts." –Book News
“Even for nonbirders… surprisingly readable… interesting bird facts, how-to hints, folklore and history. The beautiful illustrations are a treat.” –Metro.US.com
"...in the upper echelons of aesthetic appeal." –10000 Birds blog
"Everything that is great about National Geographic jumps out at you…Filled with jaw-dropping visuals…one of the most beautiful and informative bird books out there.” –Bird Freak blog
"This book is a great addition to any birder's collection and would make a very nice Christmas present!" –Nutty Birder blog
“The breadth of topics covered is staggering…This is a very attractive book, which makes it all the more pleasurable to pore over.” –The Birder’s Library
“Belongs in every bird watcher’s library.” –Laura’s Birding Blog
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The service and item condition were great! We were dissatisfied with the content of the book, and now know why the original owner parted with it.Published 18 months ago by L. Hodges
This volume is a beautiful blend of science, folk lore and art. It enhances our love of all things bird.Published on December 28, 2013 by M. Jaeger