The Armchair Birder: Discovering the Secret Lives of Familiar Birds

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The Armchair Birder: Discovering the Secret Lives of Familiar Birds
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • A Note on the Sources xi
  • Spring 1
  • Carolina Wren 3
  • Eastern Phoebe 9
  • Rose-Breasted Grosbeak 15
  • Eastern Bluebird 21
  • Belted Kingfisher 28
  • Scarlet Tanager and Summer Tanager 34
  • Brown-Headed Cowbird 41
  • Redheads 48
  • Mourning Dove 58
  • Summer 65
  • Cedar Waxwing 67
  • American Goldfinch 73
  • Wood Thrush 79
  • Yellow-Billed Cuckoo 85
  • Chimney Swift 91
  • Northern Mockingbird 96
  • Goatsuckers 103
  • Ruby-Throated Hummingbird 110
  • Northern Cardinal 116
  • Autumn 123
  • Wild Turkey 125
  • Canada Goose 131
  • American Crow 138
  • Great Blue Heron 144
  • Turkey Vulture 149
  • White-Breasted Nuthatch 156
  • Bald Eagle 161
  • Loud Owls 167
  • [Confusing Fall Warblers] 175
  • Winter 181
  • Sandhill Crane 183
  • Blue Jay 189
  • Bobwhite 195
  • Pileated Woodpecker 200
  • American Robin 207
  • The Titmouse Family 213
  • Osprey 223
  • Chicken Hawks? 229
  • Afterword 237
  • Sources 239
  • Index 243
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