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By John Yow

Whereas birding literature is stuffed with stories of professional observers recognizing infrequent species in unique locales, John Yow reminds us that the main attention-grabbing birds may be those perched correct outdoor our home windows. In thirty-five enticing and infrequently irreverent vignettes, Yow finds the attention-grabbing lives of the birds we see approximately each day. Following the seasons, he covers forty-two species, discussing the inconceivable, strange, and comical features of his matters' lives. Yow bargains his personal observations, anecdotes, and tales in addition to these of America's vintage chook writers, comparable to John James Audubon, Arthur Bent, and Edward Forbush. This certain addition to poultry literature combines the fascination of chook lifestyles with the excitement of excellent reading.

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