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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.


American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Oregon


New Arrival: Gulls Simplified: A Comparative Approach to Identification

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


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


Birds of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia


Birding Arizona: What to Know, Where to Go


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


Where to Watch Birds in France


Birds of the West Indies


Riding the Wind: A Birder's Ups and Downs


New Arrival: Best Places to Bird in Ontario


Birds of Japan: Lynx and BirdLife International Field Guides


Nature Watch Big Bend: A Seasonal Guide


New Arrival: Birds of Cambodia


Birds of Costa Rica. Pocket Photo Guides


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.



Birdwatching in Panama

Panama Birding Tours with Allen Hale


Panama Birdwatching Tour 2016


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.


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.


Panama Birdwatching Adventures 2019

Panama Birdwatching Adventures with Allen Hale of Buteo Books

Panama Birdwatching Adventures with Allen Hale of Buteo Books


New Arrival: How to Be an Urban Birder

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


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: 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: Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds: Passerines. Two-volume set

The most complete and comprehensive photographic handbook to the passerines of the Western Palearctic.


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


New Arrival: A Field Guide to the Birds of Taiwan

A complete field guide with excellent color illustrations.


Birding by Hindsight: A Second Look at Bird Identification


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

A brief review by Allen Hale


Birds of France: Pocket Photo Guide

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


British Birds: A Pocket Guide