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The Singing Life of Birds

The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong

by Donald Kroodsma

  • 61 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7606529M
ISBN 100618840761
ISBN 109780618840762
OCLC/WorldCa124508068

The Singing Life of Birds The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong (Book): Kroodsma, Donald E.: Listen to birds sing as you've never listened before, as the world-renowned birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma takes you on personal journeys of discovery and intrigue. Read stories of wrens and robins, thrushes and thrashers, warblers and whip-poor-wills, bluebirds and cardinals, and many more bird. "The book is about the miracle of the singing bird and what we can hear if we simply pause and take the time," says Don Kroodsma. "It's about moving beyond 'identifying' birds toward 'identifying with' them." The Singing Life of Birds is Don Kroodsma's passionate tour through the private lives of birds and the music of our singing planet.

The Singing Life of Birds Donald Kroodsma, pages, hardcover: $ Houghton Mifflin, Have you ever wished you could distinguish the song of a . A study of the evolution and habits of birds, it was the third of Attenborough's specialised surveys following his major trilogy that began with Life on of the ten minute episodes discusses how the huge variety of birds in the world deal with a Genre: Nature documentary.

Singing life of birds: the art and science of listening to birdsong. Winner Description: Kroodsma, Donald E; Houghton Mifflin, Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): The singing life of birds: the art and science of listening to birdsong.   This is a nice list. I read Listening to a Continent Sing over the summer. I enjoyed it, but towards the end it felt like it degenerated into a list of birds and locations, kind of like Kingbird Kroodsma's earlier books, especially The Singing Life of Birds, are really very good.. I'm working my way through Handbook of Bird Biology as part of taking the .


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The Singing Life of Birds by Donald Kroodsma Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a research scientist, he published widely on birdsong for more than 50 years. More recently he has authored books that introduce the general public to birdsong: the award-winning The Singing Life of Birds, The Backyard Birdsong Guides, Birdsong by the Seasons, and Listening to a Continent Sing.

He lives in Hatfield, by: Listen to Birds Sing as you've never listened before, as the world-renowned birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma takes you on personal journeys of discovery and intrigue.

Read stories of thrushes and thrashers, wrens and robins, warblers and whip-poor-wills, bluebirds and cardinals, and may more birds/5. A CD of the bird songs discussed is included, as are descriptions of the recording equipment Kroodsma used and explanations on how to make similar recordings and "sonagrams.".

Kroodsma is a warm, encouraging guide to the world of birdsong, and his enthusiasm is contagious. The Singing Life of Birds book. The Singing Life of Birds is Don Kroodsma's passionate tour through the private lives of birds and the music of our singing planet.

Quotes from The Singing Life of Birds Preface. SOMEWHERE, ALWAYS, the sun is rising, and somewhere, always, the birds are singing. As a research scientist, he published widely on birdsong for more than 50 years.

More recently he has authored books that introduce the general public to birdsong: the award-winning The Singing Life of Birds, The Backyard Birdsong Guides, Birdsong by the Seasons, and Listening to a Continent Sing.

He lives in Hatfield, : HMH Books. Learn how each acquires its songs, how songs vary from bird to bird and place to place, how some birds' singing is especially beautiful or ceaseless or complex, how some do not sing at all, how the often quiet female has the last word, and why.

Hear a baby wren and the author's own daughter babble as each learns its local dialect. Ma • Donald Kroodsma is a renowned specialist in the interpretation of bird songs.

His new book, The Singing Life of Birds, describes how birds communicate and why. But Kroodsma is also the subject of another book — about those who listen to : Donald Kroodsma. The Singing Life of Birds is a summary of thirty years worth of study on bird singing. Glancing ahead at the book, I thought it looked way more detailed than I would care about and I would just skim /5(2).

Dr. Kroodsma's books: Awesome Don Kroodsma (author, ornithologist) interview about The Singing Life of Birds (), bird calls and American song birds. The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong Article (PDF Available) in The Condor (1) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

“Somewhere, always, the sun is rising, and somewhere, always, the birds are singing.” I imagine the clock on my wall transcending local time and whisking me away to surf the dawn chorus around the globe, and seasonally from the northern hemisphere to the southern and then back again.

As a reviewer noted, that quote from The Singing Life of Birds is “a clear philosophy. The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong by Donald Kroodsma and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Singing Life of Birds: the Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong by Kroodsma, Donald - AbeBooks.

As a research scientist, he published widely on birdsong for more than 50 years. More recently he has authored books that introduce the general public to birdsong: the award-winning The Singing Life of Birds, The Backyard Birdsong Guides, Birdsong by the Seasons, and Listening to a Continent Sing.

He lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. The singing behavior of the chestnut-sided warbler, cardinal, bluebird, and a couple dozen other birds all are described and analyzed, each one more interesting than the one before. Sometimes it’s overwhelming – for instance, take the mockingbird: he was taped singing.

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Understanding Birdsong — and Its Fans Donald Kroodsma is a renowned specialist in the interpretation of bird songs. His new book, The Singing Life of Birds, describes how birds communicate and.