Tales of a Low-Rent Birder

Paperback | June 1, 1994

byPete DunneIllustratorDavid SibleyForeword byRoger Tory Peterson

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Tales of a Low-Rent Birder is a collection of nineteen essays and sketches written between 1977 and 1985. It was originally published in 1986.

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Tales of a Low-Rent Birder is a collection of nineteen essays and sketches written between 1977 and 1985. It was originally published in 1986.

David Allen Sibley, 1961 - David Allen Sibley son of the well-known ornithologist Fred Sibley, began seriously watching and drawing birds in 1969, at age seven. He has written and illustrated articles on bird identification for Birding and American Birds, which is now Field Notes, as well as regional publications and books. Since 1980 ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:173 pages, 8.4 × 5.54 × 0.5 inPublished:June 1, 1994Publisher:University Of Texas Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292715749

ISBN - 13:9780292715745

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Roger Tory PetersonPrefacePreface to the Second EditionBilly Leeds and the EagleOverflightA Tale of Two HawkwatchersPulling StringsBookcase BluebillFirst-Year BirdThe Legend of Jesse MewBirdathon '83--A Saab StoryA Lifer for RogerSVATA Peregrine Going South for the First Time AgainScotch Bonnet BlindA Gift of VisionA Confederate Hawkwatcher from AK-625Shearwater SundayDeath of a SeasonSitkagi SpringMacadam EncounterThoughts While Waiting for an Ice Falcon

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His sketchbook tales . . . are lively and brimming with wit, satire, and sensitivity.