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March 2019 Non-Fiction Releases

Bringing Back the Birds
Exploring Migration and Preserving Birdscapes throughout the Americas
By (author): American Bird Conservancy Photographs by: Owen Deutsch
9781680512113 Hardcover English General Trade PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals May 01, 2019
$50.00 CAD
Active 12.23 x 10.19 x 0.99 in 208 pages 225 color photos The Mountaineers Books Braided River
  • Foreword by Jonathan Franzen
  • Original poem by Margaret Atwood

    • With species ranging from tiny iridescent-green hummingbirds to giant, gangly flightless rheas, the Americas feature an astonishing array of birds that rely upon the region’s tremendous diversity of habitats. That reliance may be very localized or it may reach across continents: Swainson’s Thrushes travel from South America all the way to Alaska, while certain grebes spend their entire lives on a single lake. Treasured songbirds feed at northern backyard feeders yet often arrive from points far to the south.

      The American Bird Conservancy (ABC) works across the Americas with a goal to have birds routinely prioritized in all land-use and policy decision-making. Bringing Back the Birds showcases these efforts, alongside the stunning photography of Owen Deutsch and eloquent essays from renowned experts in the field: Peter P. Marra, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center; researchers Kimberly and Kenn Kaufman; John W. Fitzpatrick, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; and Mike Parr, EJ Williams, and Clare Nielsenof ABC.

Based in Washington, DC, theAmerican Bird Conservancy has more than 20 years of inspiring bold action and partnerships that are bringing back the birds" across the Western Hemisphere. Learn more at Chicago nativeOwen Deutsch had a long career in fashion photography, but got hooked on birds in 2002. He now travels the world in pursuit of his passion See his work at and on Instagram @OwenDeutsch."

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