Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist

Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist

Your Guide to Listening

Donald Kroodsma


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Birdsong made easy to understand, lavishly illustrated with color photos, and accompanied by more than 700 online recordings (listen to the recordings and see a preview of the book at


Donald Kroodsma:
DONALD KROODSMA is a world-renowned authority on birdsong and professor emeritus of ornithology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As a research scientist, he published widely on birdsong for more than 50 years. More recently he has authored books that introduce the general public to birdsong: the award-winning The Singing Life of Birds, The Backyard Birdsong GuidesBirdsong by the Seasons, and Listening to a Continent Sing. He lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.