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By Mark T. Adams,Kelly B. Bryan,Brush Freeman

On the morning of January 1, 2000, Mark T. Adams begun counting birds. His aim was once to discover the biggest attainable variety of species in a single yr in Texas, an venture recognized in birding parlance as a tremendous yr. through the night of December 31, he had tied the list of 489 species obvious or heard in the state’s borders in one calendar 12 months. touring 30,000 miles throughout Texas via vehicle and 18,000 miles by means of aircraft, Adams by myself observed ninety two percentage of all fowl species pronounced within the nation in 2000.

In Chasing Birds throughout Texas, Adams invitations birders and others with a wide curiosity within the open air to hitch him in exploring Texas’ diversified habitats on his quest for birds—from the higher coast to the reduce coast; into the Hill nation, the Panhandle, and the Chihuahuan wasteland; and up the Davis, Chisos, and Guadalupe Mountains. As he fortunately celebrates the bounty of the Valley’s spring migration or desperately searches for a Panhandle rarity, we watch him develop as a naturalist, exult within the Texas panorama, and enjoy the corporation of a few of the world’s top birders.

Informative, inspiring, and nice enjoyable, Chasing Birds throughout Texas conveys as maybe no different fowl e-book can the humor, obsession, commitment, and experience which are all a part of the game of birding.

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