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When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers

Susan Fox Rogers


In this literary collection, writers explore and celebrate their lives with and love for birds — detailing experiences from Alaska to Bermuda, South Dakota to Panama. The book offers tales of adventure, perseverance, and fun, whether taking us on a journey down Highway 1 to see a rare California Condor, fighting the destruction of our grasslands, or simply watching the feeder from a kitchen window. But these essays are more than just field notes. The authors reflect on love, loss, and family, engaging a broad array of emotions, from wonder to amusement. As one author writes, “Sometimes the bes ... More

Keywords: birds, grasslands, animals, bird-watching, bird feeder

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501750915
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501750915.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Fox Rogers, editor
Bard College

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