Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the by Heather Wolf PDF

By Heather Wolf

Bright lighting fixtures, sizeable urban, and . . . birds?

The Brooklyn Bridge as soon as overshadowed a decaying commercial waterfront, yet this day it issues how you can a brand new eco-friendly oasis: Brooklyn Bridge Park. whilst avid birder Heather Wolf moved from tropical Florida to a close-by residence, she puzzled what number species she may see there, and shortly got here to a shocking cognizance: not just is the park choked with an excellent number of birds, however the demanding situations that include city birding cause them to much more fun—and rewarding—to find.
digital camera in hand, Heather has captured ratings of memorable scenes—a eu starling pokes its head out of a gap in a snack store, a marsh wren straddles branches, universal grackle nestlings clamor for nutrients above the basketball courts—in greater than a hundred and fifty wonderful pictures that might front birders and chicken enthusiasts, anyplace their neighborhood patch will be. From the familiar-but-striking bufflehead duck to the elusive mourning warbler, each species involves lifestyles at the web page, foraging, nesting, and hovering within the slice of town the place they’ve made themselves at domestic. detect the exciting experience of birding within the nice outdoors—in the guts of Brooklyn.

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