Birds in the Bush
by Bradford Torrey
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and company 1885
Number of pages: 328
Excellent nature book for the student of birds, easy reading with descriptions of an obsessive birder from 100 years ago. Covers his travels, and birding, in New England. A must read for today's birders. First published in 1885.
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