Nature Books - Birds

More Bird Books

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


Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition (Peterson Field Guides) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781328771445
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 7th, 2020

A new edition of the best-selling field guide with 25 all-new plates covering the birds of Hawaii.

For decades, the Peterson Field Guide to Birds has been a popular and trusted guide for birders of all levels, thanks to its famous system of identification and unparalleled illustrations.


The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735223011
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Penguin Press - May 5th, 2020

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 is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds -- how they live and how they think.


How Birds Work: An Illustrated Guide to the Wonders of Form and Function—from Bones to Beak Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781615196470
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: The Experiment - April 28th, 2020

Engineered by evolution to thrive in the wild
A tiny textbook to learn on your own

How Birds Work goes beyond the typical field guide to show us not only what birds look like but why. Why do many owls have asymmetrical ear openings? (Hint: It helps them pinpoint prey; see page 40.) And why does the Grey Heron rest on one leg at a time?


Crazy for Birds Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143134398
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Penguin Books - April 7th, 2020

An exuberant and vibrant illustrated exploration of birds and our relationships with them


Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist: Your Guide to Listening Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328919113
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 10th, 2020

Birdsong made easy to understand, lavishly illustrated with color photos, and accompanied by more than 700 online recordings

From a leading expert, Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist is a basic, how-to guide that teaches anyone—from beginner to advanced birder—how to listen.


American Birds: A Literary Companion Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781598536553
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Library of America - March 10th, 2020

Featuring some of America's greatest writers and poets, this landmark anthology is a one-of-a-kind field guide to the American literary imagination.


Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781632172662
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Sasquatch Books - March 18th, 2020

“Through powerful stories and beautiful photographs, Every Penguin in the World is a celebration of these delightful birds and a call for their conservation. This is a book of joy, love, and hope for penguins and the world.”
—Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace


Birder on Berry Lane: Three Acres, Twelve Months, Thousands of Birds Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781623545413
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Imagine - March 17th, 2020

“Birder on Berry Lane weaves a remarkably rich tapestry, describing many birds’ lives around a single place and showing just how connected to them we can become. Robert Tougias proves that if we look, we can see so much more than we think, even in our own backyards.” Brian Sullivan
eBird project leader, Cornell University


Nests, Eggs, Birds: An Illustrated Aviary Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399581854
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Ten Speed Press - March 10th, 2020

Discover the world's birds, their homes, and their eggs in this gorgeously illustrated, entertaining, and educational guide.

Did you know that the tailorbird "sews" leaves together to make its nest? Or that hummingbird eggs are the size of jellybeans?


Bird (Object Lessons) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501353352
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Bloomsbury Academic - March 19th, 2020

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.


Audubon Birds Page-A-Day Calendar 2021 Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781523508990
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Workman Publishing - July 7th, 2020

A fantastic gift for nature lovers and America's 51 million birdwatchers.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Daily 10pm-6pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Daily 10pm-6pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs