Chasing Birds across Texas: A Birding Big Year (Louise - download pdf or read online

By Mark T. Adams,Kelly B. Bryan,Brush Freeman

ISBN-10: 158544295X

ISBN-13: 9781585442959

ISBN-10: 1585442968

ISBN-13: 9781585442966

On the morning of January 1, 2000, Mark T. Adams begun counting birds. His aim was once to discover the biggest attainable variety of species in a single yr in Texas, an venture identified in birding parlance as a major 12 months. by means of the night of December 31, he had tied the list of 489 species noticeable or heard in the state’s borders in one calendar yr. touring 30,000 miles throughout Texas by means of vehicle and 18,000 miles by way of aircraft, Adams by myself observed ninety two percentage of all chicken species pronounced within the kingdom in 2000.

In Chasing Birds throughout Texas, Adams invitations birders and others with a vast curiosity within the outdoor to affix him in exploring Texas’ assorted habitats on his quest for birds—from the higher coast to the reduce coast; into the Hill kingdom, the Panhandle, and the Chihuahuan wilderness; and up the Davis, Chisos, and Guadalupe Mountains. As he fortunately celebrates the bounty of the Valley’s spring migration or desperately searches for a Panhandle rarity, we watch him develop as a naturalist, exult within the Texas panorama, and enjoy the corporation of a few of the world’s top birders.

Informative, inspiring, and nice enjoyable, Chasing Birds throughout Texas conveys as maybe no different chicken booklet can the humor, obsession, commitment, and experience which are all a part of the game of birding.

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