[Tweeters] Field Guide needs

Ann Marie Wood annmariewood at comcast.net
Thu Mar 1 16:02:37 PST 2012


I agree with Jeremy! An Opperman equivalent for Oregon would get my vote.

Ann Marie Wood
Mountlake Terrace,WA

On Mar 1, 2012, at 3:52 PM, Jeremy Kimm <vanislebirder at yahoo.com> wrote:


> Hi All,

>

> Is it even possible to "adequately" cover an area bigger than a state in a single book? I would argue not.

>

> In terms of birdfinding guides, an Opperman-calibre guide to Oregon would be a must have (and I haven't found one yet).

>

> Jeremy Kimm

> Victoria, BC

>

> From: Wayne Weber <contopus at telus.net>

> To: TWEETERS <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> Sent: Thursday, March 1, 2012 2:36:37 PM

> Subject: RE: [Tweeters] Field Guide needs

>

> Ian and Tweeters,

>

> I would say to the editor, don't bother-- there are too many good field

> guides out there already, what with the National Geo guide, Sibley's guides,

> Peterson's guides, Crossley's guide, etc. Any new field guide trying to

> compete with these is likely to fall flat on its face. What we really could

> use is a continent-wide, or eastern and western, BIRD-FINDING GUIDES to

> replace the long-out-of-date Pettingill guides (published in 1977 and 1981).

> There is nothing on the market right now that adequately covers an area

> larger than a single state.

>

> Wayne C. Weber

> Delta, BC

> contopus at telus.net

>

>

>

> -----Original Message-----

> From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu

> [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Ian Paulsen

> Sent: March-01-12 12:32 PM

> To: birdbooklist at yahoogroups.com

> Cc: neoorn-l at listserv.lsu.edu; tweeters at u.washington.edu;

> pelagics at yahoogroups.com; neobird at listserv.uh.edu;

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> Subject: [Tweeters] Field Guide needs

>

> HI ALL:

> I just received an email from an editor at a publishing house that is

> looking for suggestions for publishing a bird field guide. So I'm asking

> for suggestions!

>

> sincerely

> --

>

> Ian Paulsen

> Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

> Visit my BIRDBOOKER REPORT blog here:

> http://birdbookerreport.blogspot.com/

>

>

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