Birds (class Aves) are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterized by feathers, a beak with no teeth, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton. Birds play prominent and diverse roles in folklore, religion, and art. Books about birds include fiction (particularly children's fiction) and non-fiction (such as guides for birdwatchers). ...more

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
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Hollow Kingdom (Hollow Kingdom, #1)
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The Lost Spells
The Rain Heron
Bird Hugs
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Bird & Squirrel All or Nothing (Bird & Squirrel #6)
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The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America
The Genius of Birds
H is for Hawk
The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human
The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
The Sibley Guide to Birds
What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
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Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing—What Birds Are Doing, and Why
H is for Hawk by Helen MacdonaldCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
Books With Birds on the Cover
247 books — 27 voters
Watership Down by Richard  AdamsCharlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteInto the Wild by Erin HunterThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonThe Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Animal Xenofiction (Nonhuman POV)
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Swans in Fantasy
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Watership Down by Richard  AdamsWhere the Red Fern Grows by Wilson RawlsThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonAll Things Bright and Beautiful by James HerriotAll Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
All-Time Favorite Animal Books
199 books — 68 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Raven by Edgar Allan PoeHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Birds
728 books — 109 voters
Birdology by Sy MontgomeryThat Quail, Robert by Margaret A. StangerAlex and Me by Irene M. PepperbergThe Ravenmaster by Christopher SkaifeThe Goshawk by T.H. White
Natural Writing About Birds
125 books — 12 voters

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Mary Oliver
You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep trees, the mountains and the rivers. Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air, are heading home ag ...more
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She decided to free herself, dance into the wind, create a new language. And birds fluttered around her, writing “yes” in the sky.
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