101 GOLDEN RULES OF BIRDING, Wiles, Wit and Wisdom From a Life-Long Birder, by Marcus Schneck, 2009
A HUMMINGBIRD IN MY HOUSE, The Story of Squeak, by Arnette Heidcamp, 1990
BIRD BRAINS, The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies & Jays, by Candace Savage, 1995
BIRDING BABYLON, A Soldier’s Journal From Iraq, by Jonathon Trouern-Trend, 2006
BIRDING ON BORROWED TIME, by Phoebe Snetsinger, 2003
FIFTY PLACES TO GO BIRDING BEFORE YOU DIE, Birding Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations by Chris Santella, New York: Stewart, Tabori Chang, 2007.
GATHERINGS OF ANGELS, Migrating Birds and Their Ecology, by Kenneth Able, 1999
HE SAW A HUMMINGBIRD, by Browing and Ogg, 1978
HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS, A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds, by Christoper Cokimos, 2000
LETTERS FROM EDEN, A Year at Home, in the Woods by Julie Zickefoose, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006
LIFE LIST, A Woman’s Quest for the World’s Most Amazing Birds, by Olivia Gentile, 2009
LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS This is a series of 21 volumes published between 1919 and 1968 by Arthur Cleveland Bent and collaborators. Bent was an amateur ornithologist who was approached by the Smithsonian Institute to do a series of books containing his own observations, data from published papers and unpublished notes from volunteers. The series included such groups as Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey: Life Histories of North American Diving Ducks: Life Histories of North American Jays, Crows and Titmice: and Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers. You can get more information on these books here -> http://birdsbybent.com/
ON THE WING, To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon, by Alan Tennant, 2004
RED-TAILS IN LOVE, Pale Male’s Story-A True Wildlife Drama in Central Park, by Marie Winn, 1998, 1999,2005
SONGBIRD JOURNEYS, Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds, by Miyoko Chu, 2006
THE FEATHER QUEST, A North American Birder’s Year, by Pete Dunne, 1992
THE SILENT SKY, The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, by Alan Eckert, 1965, 2000
THE SINGING LIFE OF BIRDS, The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong, by Donald Kroodsman, 2005
BIRDING BOOKS PART II: FIELD GUIDES
Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains, A Guide For the Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah National Park and Neighboring Areas, Marcus B. Simpson, Jr.
Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide by Stan Tekrele (small pocket edition)
Birds of the Carolinas by Eloise F. Potter, James F. Parnell and Robert P. Teulings
Birds of North America by Ken Kaufman
Hawks From Every Angle How to Identify Raptors in Flight by Jerry Lignori
National Audubon Society’s Field Guide to Birds, Eastern Region
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America edited by Jon L. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer with Paul Lehman
Peterson Field Guides: Birds of Eastern and Central America Birds’ Nests by Hal Harrison Hawks of North America by William S. Clark and Brian K. Wheeler Warblers by Jon L. Dunn and Kimball Garrett
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America written and illustrated by David A. Sibley The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior illustrated by David A. Sibley, Edited by Chris Elphick, John B. Dunning, Jr., and David Allen Sibley
Smithsonian Handbooks: Birds of North America Eastern Region by Fred J. Alsop III
Stokes Nature Guides: Guide to Bird Behavior, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 by Donald and Lillian Stokes
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