Tag Archives: field guide

App vs. Paper

So, as I’ve mentioned, I am slowly working on a field guide to extinct birds, partly because  paper field guides are one of the kinds of printed books that are probably going to disappear (like dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, travel guides, … Continue reading

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Ohahu O’O

John Zorn named an album after this guy. They were a kind of honeyeater.

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New Bird Drawings

Working out imagery for a new book.

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The Carolina Parakeet

The Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis). Length: 30cm (12in) Description- Adult: forehead, lores, area around eyes and upper cheeks orange; remainder of head, throat and upper part of neck yellow; outer webs of primaries marked yellow towards their base; bend of … Continue reading

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Proof

I’m working on a field guide. Field Guide to What? Still remains to be seen. So far I have a structure that I might like, and some images that I do like, but may not work, and some bits of … Continue reading

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I don’t rest, I feast.

I swam in the ocean today. It was lovely. Why did I ever stop doing that? I brought Rebecca Solnit’s A Field Guide to Getting Lost with me to re-read, and found this:

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