eBook Selection

Inspired by this online exhibition a booklist of audiobooks on birds and nature observation was selected. These titles are available at the Princeton University Library Dixon eBooks Collection which offers over 3,000 ebooks and audiobooks titles to be downloaded or streamed by the campus community.

For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

Macfarlane, Robert. The Lost Words.

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Liptrot, Amy. The Outrun.

Audiobook available at Dixon eBook Collection

Macdonald, Helen. H Is for Hawk.

Audiobook available at Dixon eBook Collection

Johnson, Kirk W. The Feather Thief : Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century.

Audiobook available at Dixon eBook Collection

Busch, Akiko. How to Disappear : Notes On Invisibility In a Time of Transparency.

Audiobook available at Dixon eBook Collection

Oakes, Lauren. In Search of the Canary Tree : the Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World.

Audiobook available at Dixon eBook Collection

Durrell, Gerald. The Aye-aye and I : a Rescue Mission In Madagascar.

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Ghosh, Amitav. The Great Derangement : Climate Change and the Unthinkable.

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Wohlleben, Peter. The Secret Wisdom of Nature : Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things; Stories From Science and Observation.

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Additional Volumes

Some additional bibliographical materials on birds available at Princeton University Library:

Brunner, Bernd, Pete Dunne, and Jane Billinghurst. Birdmania : a Remarkable Passion for Birds. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/10702949

Cerulean, Susan. I Have Been Assigned the Single Bird : a Daughter's Memoir. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/12142438

Cherry, Elizabeth Regan. For the Birds : Protecting Wildlife Through the Naturalist Gaze. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11655688

Lederer, Roger J. The Art of the Bird : the History of Ornithological Art Through Forty Artists. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11603749

Kaeppler, A. L., & Stone, S. (2011). Holophusicon--the Leverian Museum : an eighteenth-century English institution of science, curiosity, and art. Altenstadt, Germany: ZKF Publishers. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/6960941

Lima, Marybeth. Adventures of a Louisiana Birder : 1 Year, 2 Wings, 300 Species. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11405028

Lindo, David, and Jamie Oliver. How to Be an Urban Birder. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11490250

Macdonald, Helen. Vesper Flights. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/12064073

Maclear, Kyo. Birds Art Life : a Year of Observation. First Scribner hardcover edition. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/10075685

Parikian, Lev. Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? : 200 Birds. 12 Months. 1 Lapsed Birdwatcher. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/10887801

Pasquier, Roger F., and Margaret La Farge. Birds In Winter : Surviving the Most Challenging Season. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11548920

Preston, Alex, and Neil Gower. As Kingfishers Catch Fire : Birds & Books. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11140107

Sibley, David. What It's Like to Be a Bird : From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing -- What Birds Are Doing, and Why. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11884300

Thorsen, Liv Emma, Karen A Rader, and Adam Dodd. Animals On Display : the Creaturely In Museums, Zoos, and Natural History. https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/7815209