New Omnibus E-book: John Yow’s Armchair Birder Books

Now available: an omnibus e-book that combines John Yow’s delightful books The Armchair Birder and The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal. Continue Reading New Omnibus E-book: John Yow’s Armchair Birder Books

Excerpt: The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal by John Yow

We walked toward the west end of the island and turned around to set up Sto’s scope with the sun at our backs, and from that vantage point we saw a rookery just seething with birds, not only the ibises but every heron and egret imaginable, including the elusive night herons. Continue Reading Excerpt: The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal by John Yow

Interview: John Yow, author of “The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal”

In the book I own up to a special fondness for the little blue heron, but many of the birds I write about are just spectacular. Right up there with the spoonbills and avocets are the black-necked stilts, the wood storks, the snowy and great egrets, the anhingas—and the list goes on. Of course, I’m perfectly willing to confess that my favorite birds tend to be those I can actually pick out from the rest. Continue Reading Interview: John Yow, author of “The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal”