Hope is the thing with feathers. Books about birds and birding.

Silicon Valley Reads 2021: Books about birds and birding.

List created by CynthiaSays

Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul,

And sings the tune without the words,

And never stops at all...

(Emily Dickinson)

Whether you're a bird watcher, a bird lover, or just want to learn more about birds, this list will have something for you. Titles have been included in downloadable format when available.

An Australian Birding Year.  With the aim to see as many birds as possible in one year, Bruce and his wife Lynn explore Australia in this humorous tale of the ups and downs of their adventure. See how birding is done down under.










A Sweet Wild Note. A captivating and lyrical account of the depths to which birdsong has permeated human culture. Smyth explores science, music, literature, landscape and the thousand different ways in which birdsong has moved us.


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