Into the Nest: Intimate Views of the Courting, Parenting, and Family Lives of Familiar Birds (Paperback)

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A book as beautiful and fascinating as its subjects.

— From Carol

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See the intimate lives of birds as never before! Laura Erikson and Marie Read document the family lives of more than 50 common North American birds through breathtaking close-up photography. Stunning images of hummingbirds, owls, tanagers, and more showcase different stages of avian development and capture the loving bond that exists within each bird family. Bird enthusiasts of all feathers will cherish these beautiful images of courting, nest construction, eggs, nestlings, feeding time, and much more.

About the Author


Laura Erickson is the author of several bird books, including The Bird Watching Answer Book, and is coauthor of Into the Nest. A recipient of the American Birding Association’s Roger Tory Peterson award, she has served as science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, an editor of Bird Scope magazine, and a columnist and contributing editor for Birdwatching magazine, as well as contributing editorial content to the All About Birds website. She produces For the Birds, a long-running public radio program and podcast, and lives in Duluth, Minnesota.


Marie (pronounced "Maury") Read's photographs and articles have been featured in numerous magazines, including National Geographic, Bird Watching, Birds & Blooms, and Bird Watcher’s Digest. Marie previously worked at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as photo/illustrations editor for the Home Study Course in Bird Biology, and later as photo editor/content developer for the All About Birds website. She lives in Freeville, New York.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781612122298
ISBN-10: 1612122299
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: April 21st, 2015
Pages: 208
Language: English

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