Date: 3/25/21 1:54 pm
From: Bob Archer <rabican1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: fiction books with birders as protagonists?
One of the two main characters in the Master and Commander series is a naturalist, he has a focus on birds. And the best fictional gull identifier I know of is Jonathon Livingston.

Bob Archer



> On Mar 25, 2021, at 1:47 PM, Jeff Acopian <dmarc-noreply...> wrote:
>
> “The REAL James Bond”, by Jim Wright is interesting. It’s non-fiction......about fiction :-)
>
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>> On Mar 25, 2021, at 4:17 PM, <adamus7...> <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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