Date: 3/25/21 2:32 pm
From: John Pendleton <johnpend1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: fiction books with birders as protagonists?
The Case of the Hook-Billed Kites
By. J. S. Borthwick

> On Mar 25, 2021, at 1:55 PM, Robert Lockett <robert.s.lockett...> wrote:
>
> 
> Patrick O'Brian's Master and Commander series of seafaring novels (British Navy, early 1800's) features ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin, who is an experienced naturalist.
>
> There was/is a set of crime/mystery novels centered around a birder, but I can't conjure the author's name.
>
> Bob Lockett
>
>> On Thu, 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 :-)
>>
>> Jeff Acopian
>>
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>> 98-second video
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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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