Reviews on books and movies

Petrels, Albatrosses and Storm-Petrels of North America

Steve N. G. Howell is certainly one of the best-known ornithologists and one of the most versatile. One example of this is the wide variety of books he has written on different groups of birds such as: Gulls of the … Continue reading

The Birdman of Alcatraz

One day, a nest full of young birds fell from a tree into a courtyard. There was nothing extraordinary about the event – it happens every day all over the world. Sometimes the birds gets rescued, but more often than … Continue reading

Last Child in the Woods

  For someone who loves birds, wildlife, travel, or just spending time outdoors, it might be hard to imagine a life without enjoying the splendors of nature – the calming sound of a creek, the colorful flight of a bird, … Continue reading

A Naturalist and other Beasts

For anyone dedicated to the world of conservation, George B. Shaller is more than just an idol, he is a legend. In his book, “A Naturalist and Other Beasts”, he guides us through the numerous projects on which he has … Continue reading