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A season on the wind : inside the world of spring migration

by Kaufman, Kenn (Author)

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"A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment"-- Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: pilgrims at the gates of sunrise
  • The first migration
  • Wilderness and waterfowl
  • A broken season
  • An ill wind
  • Turning point
  • Wild march
  • Creatures of light
  • Sifting the mysterious sky
  • Threading the needle
  • This slice of sky
  • Second wind
  • Waiting for warblers
  • Boardwalk people
  • The first big wave
  • The biggest week
  • The impossible peak
  • The parade's gone by
  • Pagans of the sky.