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A-Birding on a Bronco

By Merriam, Florence A.

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Book Id: WPLBN0002952211
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Reproduction Date: 2011

Title: A-Birding on a Bronco  
Author: Merriam, Florence A.
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Memoirs, Nature
Collections: Audio Books Collection, A-Birding on a Bronco
Historic
Publication Date:
1896
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey (August 8, 1863 - September 22, 1948) was an American ornithologist and nature writer. She started observing bird behavior at a time when most bird study was based on collections and skins. By 1885, she began to write articles focusing on protecting birds. Her introduction of a birdwatching field guide, aimed at living birds, is considered the first in the tradition of modern bird guides. She wrote the first of these at the age of 26, initially as a series of notes in the Audubon Magazine and later as books. In A-Birding on a Bronco, she writes an engaging memoir about her several trips to study birds on a ranch in California in the late 1800's.

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Memoirs, Nature

 

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