Date: 3/25/21 1:28 pm
From: Beverly Hallberg <bhallbergskloot...>
Subject: [obol] Re: fiction books with birders as protagonists?
Some birder novels!

The Birdwatcher by William Shaw, and

The Birder Mystery Series by Steve Burrows set in Norfolk - "A Siege of
Bitterns" is the first in the series.

I'd love to hear about more too.

Best, Beverly

On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 1:17 PM <adamus7...> wrote:

> Fellow birders,
>
> There are many non-fiction memoirs and travelogues written by birders,
> perhaps the best-known being "Kingbird Highway" (by Kenn Kaufman), "Birding
> Without Borders" (by Oregon's own Noah Stryker), and the semi-fictional
> "The
> Big Year (by Mark Obmascik). But what about fictional works? Partly
> because their authors happened to be first- or second-hand acquaintances, I
> recently read a couple of fun novels where a birder was the lead character:
> "Nome" and "Border Songs". Can anyone recommend other works of fiction
> (perhaps partly based on fact) that feature a birder, hopefully in a
> respectful way?
>
> Paul Adamus
> Corvallis
>
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