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Kingbird Highway : The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
by Kenn Kaufman


Overview - Now revered as one of North America's top birders, Kenn Kaufman hit the road at age sixteen and spent a year crisscrossing the country to see as many birds as he could, in a birding competition known as a "big year." In what has become a classic among birders, this memoir chronicles the subculture of birding in the 1970s and a young man's search for his place in the world.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Now revered as one of North America's top birders, Kenn Kaufman hit the road at age sixteen and spent a year crisscrossing the country to see as many birds as he could, in a birding competition known as a "big year." In what has become a classic among birders, this memoir chronicles the subculture of birding in the 1970s and a young man's search for his place in the world. In a new afterword, Kaufman looks at the evolution of bird-listing since his own big year.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780618709403
  • ISBN-10: 0618709401
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: April 2006
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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