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Nature Watch Big Bend: A Seasonal Guide


Birds of Japan: Lynx and BirdLife International Field Guides


New Arrival: Best Places to Bird in Ontario


Riding the Wind: A Birder's Ups and Downs


Birds of the West Indies


Birding New England: A Field Guide to the Birds of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine,


Birding Arizona: What to Know, Where to Go


Birds of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia


New Arrival: Birds of Cambodia


Birds of Costa Rica. Pocket Photo Guides


Birds of Saskatchewan


Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, Fifth Edition (Includes Hawaii)


Birds of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Guide. Second edition


Birds of Bolivia: Field Guide


A Field Guide to the Birds of Mongolia


Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior


Life Histories of North American Birds


New Field Guide: Birds of the Pacific Northwest


British Birds: A Pocket Guide


How to Know the Birds: The Art and Adventure of Birding


New Arrival: Gulls Simplified: A Comparative Approach to Identification

A field guide with a more user-friendly way of observing these marvelous birds.


American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Oregon


New Arrival-Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

A history of humans and birds in the American Midwest.

A dynamic account of ornithological history in America's heartland.


New Arrival: How to Be an Urban Birder

The first guide to urban birding in the UK, from The Urban Birder himself, David Lindo.


Panama Birdwatching Adventures 2019

Panama Birdwatching Adventures with Allen Hale of Buteo Books

Panama Birdwatching Adventures with Allen Hale of Buteo Books


Hawaii Trip Report

The Best Birds, Sites, and Books

Allen Hale of Buteo Books spent a week on Oahu visiting family, but he managed to squeeze in some birdwatching as well. Here’s his report.


Trip Report: Machu Picchu, Peru!

Putting a Field Guide to the Birds of Machu Picchu to the test

After co-publishing a Field Guide to the Birds of Machu Picchu, Allen Hale traveled there in 2016. This is his report.


Panama Birdwatching Tour 2016


Birdwatching in Panama

Panama Birding Tours with Allen Hale



New Arrival: Field Guide to the Wildlife of New Zealand

A comprehensive but compact photographic field guide.

A photographic field guide to the birds, mammals, wildlife and flora of New Zealand.


New Arrival: North American Ducks, Geese & Swans: An Identification Guide

A book review of North American Ducks, Geese & Swans: An Identification Guide by Frank S. Todd


New Arrival: Tawny Frogmouth, Second Edition

A comprehensive study of the tawny frogmouth, one of Australia's most intriguing and endearing birds.


New Arrival: Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest

An exquisite and timely examination of our feathered friends, Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest is a call to action to protect these vulnerable and gorgeous creatures that enliven our world.


The Delightful Horror of Family Birding: Sharing Nature with the Next Generation

Humor, insight, and deep-seated appreciation for nature and birdwatching.


African Raptors. Helm Identification Guides

Almost a third of the world's raptor species occurring in Africa.


Birds of France: Pocket Photo Guide

A portable, pocket-sized photographic field guide to the 300 species most commonly seen in France.


Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

A brief review by Allen Hale


Birding by Hindsight: A Second Look at Bird Identification


New Arrival: A Field Guide to the Birds of Taiwan

A complete field guide with excellent color illustrations.


New Arrival: Field Guide to the Birds of Colombia [Third edition]