Book Review # 53 – Birds In Winter

Birds In Winter

Surviving the Most Challenging Season


Author:

Roger F. Pasquier

Illustrated by Margaret La Farge


Publisher:

Princeton University Press


Review:


Book Review # 53

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This book being reviewed is quite interesting because it explains  what happens to birds when winter comes. For most people that observe birds, are used to see them mostly in spring, summer and autumn, and then stop thinking of them during winter. Regardless if they migrate or they stay in the local area.

The  fact that we don’t see the majority of birds in winter it doesn’t mean  it should not matter to birds, on the contrary, it is the big challenge for them to maintain their health and survive the harsh temperatures and lack of forage, insects, fruits, etc.

This book will detail the most important points in a comprehensive manner. Great points such as:

  • Preparing for winter.
  • Winter ranges and habitat selection in migratory birds.
  • Survival.
  • Anticipating  spring.
  • Departure.
  • Conservation.
  • Climate change.

This book is 304 pages 85 b&w illustrations – 4 maps.


Reviewed by: 

H.J. Ruiz – Avian101.wordpress.com – August 21st, 2019

11 thoughts on “Book Review # 53 – Birds In Winter

      • Mio fratello è ornitologo, ha scritto diversi lirbri sull’argomento ed è anche giudice internazionale di gara…
        Complimentissimi per la tua pubblicazione

      • Nota: non ho scritto il libro, ho solo scritto la recensione del libro. Grazie Silvia. Saluta tuo fratello.

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