The Feather Thief

15 July 2020 | By Kirk Wallace Johnson | Filed in: birds.

On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London s Royal Academy of Music, twenty year old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring m

Hollow Kingdom

15 July 2020 | By Kira Jane Buxton | Filed in: birds.

One pet crow fights to save humanity from an apocalypse in this uniquely hilarious debut from a genre bending literary author.S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle s wild crows those idiots , and enjoying the fines

Bird Hugs

15 July 2020 | By Ged Adamson | Filed in: birds.

Bernard isn t like other birds His wings are impossibly long, and try as he might, he just can t seem to fly He s left wondering what his wings are good for if they re even good for anything at all But a chance encounter with a dejected orangutan leads Bernard to a surprising discovery that mayb

Where the World Ends

15 July 2020 | By Geraldine McCaughrean | Filed in: birds.

Every time a lad came fowling on the St Kilda stacs, he went home less of a boy and of a man If he went home at all, that isIn the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food No one returns to collect them Why Surely nothing but t

The Birdwatcher (DS Alexandra Cupidi #0/prequel)

15 July 2020 | By William Shaw | Filed in: birds.

Police Sergeant William South has a good reason to shy away from murder investigations he is a murderer himself A methodical, diligent, and exceptionally bright detective, South is an avid birdwatcher and trusted figure in his small town on the rugged Kentish coast He also lives with the deeply b

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America

15 July 2020 | By Matt Kracht | Filed in: birds.

A look at 50 common North American dumb birds nFor those who have a disdain for birds, or bird lovers with a sense of humor, this snarky, illustrated handbook is equal parts profane, funny, and let s face it true Featuring 50 common North American birds, such as the White Breasted Butt Nugget and t

The Penguin Lessons

15 July 2020 | By Tom Michell | Filed in: birds.

I was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life time n nSet against Argentina s turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan

As Brave As You

15 July 2020 | By Jason Reynolds | Filed in: birds.

When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires literally n nGenie s summer is full of surprises The first is that he and his big brother, Ernie, are leaving Brooklyn for the very first time to spend the summer with their grandparents all the way in Virginia in the COUNTRY

The Genius of Birds

15 July 2020 | By Jennifer Ackerman | Filed in: birds.

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about n n