The Feather Quest by Pete Dunne

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A naturalist tells of the year he and his wife devoted entirely to bird-watching across the continent, from California to Canada, with photographs of species from hummingbirds, to golden eagles, to the elusive Ross gull. Tour.

About Pete Dunne

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Pete Dunne is one of the country's best-known birders and the author of numerous books on birding, bird identification, and natural history. He is director of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory and a past recipient of the American Birding Association's Roger Tory Peterson Award. He lives in Cumberland County, New Jersey.
Published February 1, 1992 by Dutton Adult. 384 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Literature & Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Travel. Non-fiction

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Woven into his engaging narrative are perceptive profiles of birders, helpful hints on binoculars, a capsule history of field guides to birds, a brief examination of how attitudes toward birds have evolved, and thoughtful essays on the changing environment.

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Toward the beginning of this diary of a birder's ideal year, Dunne ( Hawks in Flight ) describes the sighting of a Ross Gull in Newburyport, Mass., as ``the equivalent of reaching into your pockets for change and coming out with the Hope Diamond.'' The book may be the Hope Diamond of natural hist...

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