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New Book for Birders Really Breaks the Mould

Photo: Ken Thomas >Birders, naturalists, and nature photographers may be interested in a unique bird identification guide called The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds, by Richard Crossley (Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011). Unlike most bird field guides, this book relies primarily on contextual photographs and not illustrations. The extensive guide, which covers birds found …

Amazing Alternatives to Travel Guide Books

Photo: zoetnet If travel were a religion, it would have its various branches based on the texts it uses as a guide. The guidebook sect of travelers thump their tattered tomes with an orthodoxy that I can’t understand. Maybe it’s the physical heft of a printed guidebook that lends it such authority. Maybe it’s the …