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Adventures of a Louisiana Birder: One Year, Two Wings, Three Hundred Species
This candid and humorous chronicle shows how one woman goes from casual observer to obsessive bird nerd as she traverses Louisiana's avian paradise. In Adventures of a Louisiana Birder, readers follow Marybeth Lima across her adopted state in search of 300 species of birds. Bisected by the Mississippi flyway and home to 400 miles of coast, Louisiana has a variety of ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published May 8th 2019 by LSU Press
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One of my favorite books this year! I am not a birder but I have friends who are. I keep feeders at my house and a healthy portion of my retirement buys seed and feeder accoutrements. Marybeth’s enthusiasm for birding is infectious! Please read this book. It is about way more than birding including loving where you live, caring for people and place, and surviving trauma and loss. There’s humor and friendship and fangirling! It is a great read!