Backlist for Bird-Lovers!

By Candice Chaplin | February 10 2021 | MerchandiseNonfiction

Spring is one of the best times of year for bird-watching, with birds migrating in large groups. Two major new bird books go on sale at the end of March, THE BEDSIDE BOOK OF BIRDS and A MOST REMARKABLE CREATURE. These are two of the best reasons to take a look at the bird sections at your accounts.

In addition to birds and binoculars, bird-lovers love books, especially bird-watching guides. This collection, aimed at backyard birders and avian adventurers, includes all the top-selling guides as well as gift books, narrative non-fiction, humor, and stationery. A perfect starting point for a librarian or bookseller trying to build a solid birding section or promotion.

Several title examples are below, or to see the entire list:

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The Bedside Book of Birds
An Avian Miscellany
978-0-385-54713-0
In this lushly illustrated volume, novelist and lifelong birdwatcher Graeme Gibson presents an extraordinary tribute to the eternal relationship between humans and birds, featuring a new introduction by Margaret Atwood.
$40.00 US
Mar 30, 2021
Hardcover
Nan A. Talese
US, Opn Mkt (no CAN)

What It's Like to Be a Bird
From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why
978-0-307-95789-4
The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why
$35.00 US
Apr 14, 2020
Hardcover
Knopf
World

The Bird Way
A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
978-0-7352-2301-1
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that it dramatically shifting our understanding of birds -- how they live and how they think.
$28.00 US
May 05, 2020
Hardcover
Penguin Press
US, Canada, Open Mkt

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds--E
Eastern Region - Revised Edition
978-0-679-42852-7
Virtually every bird found in eastern North America is brought to life in this portable guide, an essential companion in the field and a staple in any birdwatcher's library—a birding bible for more than four million enthusiasts!This bestselling field guide features a durable vinyl binding and brilliant full-color photographic identification pictures arranged for quick access and definitive text, including information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; and sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make the National Audubon Society's Field Guide to North American Birds the most comprehensive available. Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it.
$23.95 US
Sep 27, 1994
Hardcover
Knopf
World

Sibley Backyard Birding Puzzle
1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle with Portraits of Favorite North American Birds : Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
978-0-593-23352-8
Beloved birds of North America take center stage in this fun and informative 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring illustrations by preeminent birding authority, David Allen Sibley.
$19.99 US
Nov 17, 2020
Game
Clarkson Potter
World