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On Birdwatching in the Age of Twitter


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Chaplain Mike

posted April 30, 2009 at 7:43 pm

Scot, I was wondering if you have a book you would recommend that would help someone get started in birdwatching, especially the backyard variety. I want to be able to spot more than the blue parakeets!

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Scot McKnight

posted April 30, 2009 at 7:59 pm

Chaplain Mike,
That’s a lob ball into the sweet spot: Roger Tory Peterson’s A Field Guide to Birds East of the Rockies.

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posted April 30, 2009 at 10:49 pm

I’m not sold on twitter. I remember long ago sitting in John Stott’s flat in London, listening to him talk about his love for birds. I would love to hear his thoughts on the comparisons between the songs of birds, and humans writing little “tweets” on what we are doing at the moment …
Probably revealing my age … :)

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Alice Shirey

posted April 30, 2009 at 10:50 pm

That’s my comment … #3.

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