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Listening to a Continent Sing: Birdsong by Bicycle from the by Donald Kroodsma

By Donald Kroodsma

Join birdsong specialist Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle trip as he travels along with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and hearing our continent sing as nobody has sooner than. On distant kingdom roads, over terrain big and mind-blowing, from sunrise to nightfall and occasionally throughout the evening, you are going to achieve a deep appreciation for the normal symphony of birdsong many folks take without any consideration. Come alongside and wonder at how expressive those creatures are as Kroodsma leads you west throughout approximately 5 thousand miles—at a leisurely velocity that allows a deep listen.

Listening to a Continent Sing can also be a guided journey throughout the heritage of a tender kingdom and the geology of an old panorama, and a call for participation to put aside the bustle of lifestyle to stick to one's goals. it's a get together of flora and timber, rocks and rivers, mountains and prairies, clouds and sky, headwinds and calm, and of neighborhood voices and the folk you are going to meet alongside the best way. it's also the tale of a father and son deepening their bond as they trip the gradual street jointly from coast to coast.

Beautifully illustrated all through with drawings of birds and scenes and that includes QR codes that hyperlink to audio birdsong, this poignant and insightful ebook takes you on a commute event in contrast to any other—accompanied on each leg of your trip by way of birdsong.

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