The Bird Almanac: A Guide to Essential Facts and Figures of the WorldÕs Birds. Ñ David M. Bird. 2004. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY. xx + 460 pp., ISBN 1-55297-925-3. If you are looking for a great reference book on birds that does not take up much shelf space or puts too much of a hole in your wallet, then you need to consider this fine little book. It is full of tidbits that will amaze, entertain, and educate. For example, it contains information on the fossil history of birds, anatomy and physiology, flight, reproduction, longevity, conservation, and attracting birds to backyards and feeders, to mention just a few topics.
Volume Number: 50 Year Published: 2004
Issue Number: 2
Page Number: 60
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/2004/Vol 50 No.2_2004_p60.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/2004/Vol 50 No.2_2004.pdf