Bird watching great reads

A Listmania! list by Gooner George (london, uk)
 
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
1.  Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder by Kenn Kaufman
The list author says:
  "the original big year, still the best"
Used & New from: £1.30
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Big Year
2.  The Big Year by Mark Obmascik
The list author says:
  "another american adventure"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Wild America: The Record of a 30, 000-Mile Journey around the Continent by a Distinguished Naturalist and His British Collegue
3.  Wild America: The Record of a 30, 000-Mile Journey around the Continent by a Distinguished Naturalist and His British Collegue by Roger Tory Peterson
The list author says:
  "an american classic - journey round the states"
£10.01   Used & New from: £1.84
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

To See Every Bird on Earth: A Father, a Son and a Lifelong Obsession
4.  To See Every Bird on Earth: A Father, a Son and a Lifelong Obsession by Dan Koeppel
The list author says:
  "family bird watching"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Going Wild: Adventures with Birds in the Suburban Wilderness
5.  Going Wild: Adventures with Birds in the Suburban Wilderness by Robert Winkler
The list author says:
  "US backyard birding"
£8.83   Used & New from: £0.18

The Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time - a True Story About Birdwatching
6.  The Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time - a True Story About Birdwatching by Sean Dooley
The list author says:
  "great australian big year"
£11.20   Used & New from: £5.60
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

UK500 - Birding in the Fast Lane
7.  UK500 - Birding in the Fast Lane by J. Hanlon
The list author says:
  "english big list"
£9.74   Used & New from: £2.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Arrivals and Rivals: A Duel for the Winning Bird
8.  Arrivals and Rivals: A Duel for the Winning Bird by Adrian M. Riley
The list author says:
  "an english big year gets nasty"
£8.41   Used & New from: £7.34
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds
9.  Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds by Scott Weidensaul
The list author says:
  "brilliant- travel, science, adventure"
£15.26   Used & New from: £0.71
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

A Parrot Without a Name: The Search for the Last Unknown Birds on Earth
10.  A Parrot Without a Name: The Search for the Last Unknown Birds on Earth by Don Stap
The list author says:
  "rare book picked up in Panama - searching for birds in s america with the late great Ted Parker"
Used & New from: £14.63
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Birders
11.  Birders by Mark Cocker
The list author says:
  "Birders- essential reading from a great naturalist"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Twitcher's Diary: The Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington
12.  Twitcher's Diary: The Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington by Richard Millington
The list author says:
  "1980 twitching gem"
Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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A Bird in the Bush: A Social History of Birdwatching
13.  A Bird in the Bush: A Social History of Birdwatching by Stephen Moss
The list author says:
  "Moss - essential reading with "Birders""
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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A Sky Full of Starlings: A Diary of a Birding Year
14.  A Sky Full of Starlings: A Diary of a Birding Year by Stephen Moss
The list author says:
  "Moss again  - gentle years bird watching in somerset"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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This Birding Life: The Best of the "Guardian's" Birdwatch
15.  This Birding Life: The Best of the "Guardian's" Birdwatch by Stephen Moss
The list author says:
  "More moss- proves you can still bird watch even with twins"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Birdscapes: Birds in Our Imagination and Experience
16.  Birdscapes: Birds in Our Imagination and Experience by Jeremy Mynott
The list author says:
  "A future classic; Moss thought so, on my shelf"
£17.84   Used & New from: £3.56
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Breckland Ramblings
17.  Breckland Ramblings by George Jessup
The list author says:
  "essays of a UK birding woorld gone by"
Used & New from: £0.01

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The Peregrine (New York Review Books Classics)
18.  The Peregrine (New York Review Books Classics) by J.A. Baker
The list author says:
  "classic - intense - Essex at its best"
Used & New from: £4.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Crow Country
19.  Crow Country by Mark Cocker
The list author says:
  "not strictly birds but my favourite Mabey for lovers of East Anglia"
£6.29   Used & New from: £1.73
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo
20.  Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo by Michael McCarthy
The list author says:
  "engaging search for spring birds; readable but learned"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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While Flocks Last
21.  While Flocks Last by Charlie Elder
The list author says:
  "trip round UK to see 40 red list birds; funny but reassuringly  identifiable"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Birding Babylon: A Soldier's Journal from Iraq
22.  Birding Babylon: A Soldier's Journal from Iraq by Jonathan Trouern-trend
The list author says:
  "A soldiers short journal from Iraq on birds seen"
£5.77   Used & New from: £0.01
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Diary of a Left-handed Birdwatcher
23.  Diary of a Left-handed Birdwatcher by Leonard Nathan
The list author says:
  "quirky US birder rambles"
£12.07   Used & New from: £0.03
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Bird Watcher's Year
24.  Bird Watcher's Year by Ann Tate
The list author says:
  "simple gem, for a new bird watcher branching out"
Used & New from: £0.01

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In the Countryside
25.  In the Countryside by Moss Taylor
The list author says:
  "more essays from a norfolk naturalist"
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