What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World

What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World Author Jon Young
ISBN-10 054400230X
ISBN-13 9780544002302
Year 2013-05-21
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Mariner Books
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Jon Young knows birds and you will too after reading his marvelous book Youll discover a universal bird language that will speak to you wherever you go outdoors Every nature lover should read this book Joseph Cornell author of Sharing Nature with Children and John Muir My Life with NatureA lifelong birder tracker and naturalist Jon Young is guided by three basic premises the robin junco and other songbirds know everything important about their environment be it backyard or forest by tuning in to their vocalizations and behavior we can acquire much of this wisdom for our own pleasure and benefit and the birds companion calls and warning alarms are just as important as their songs Deep bird language is an ancient discipline perfected by Native peoples the world over and science is finally catching up This groundbreaking book unites the indigenous knowledge the latest research and the authors own experience of four decades in the field to lead us toward a deeper connection to the animals and in the end a deeper connection to ourselves Jon Young is one of the heroes of the new nature movement This elegant book will deepen the kinship between humans and other species It decodes our common language Richard Louv author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the WoodsA brilliant work born of a lifetime of listening teaching and tracking what really matters Jon Youngs work replenishes our humanity David Abram author of Becoming Animal and The Spell of the Sensuous

Other Version:

Bird Sense

Bird Sense Author Tim Birkhead
ISBN-10 9781408820131
Release 2012-02-02
Pages 288

What a Plant Knows

What a Plant Knows Author Daniel Chamovitz
ISBN-10 9781780740621
Release 2012-01-05
Pages 224