By Heather Wolf
The Brooklyn Bridge as soon as overshadowed a decaying business waterfront, yet this day it issues how you can a brand new eco-friendly oasis: Brooklyn Bridge Park. whilst avid birder Heather Wolf moved from tropical Florida to a close-by condo, she questioned what number species she may see there, and shortly got here to a shocking recognition: not just is the park packed with an unbelievable number of birds, however the demanding situations that include city birding lead them to much more fun—and rewarding—to find.
digicam in hand, Heather has captured rankings of memorable scenes—a eu starling pokes its head out of a gap in a snack store, a marsh wren straddles branches, universal grackle nestlings clamor for meals above the basketball courts—in greater than a hundred and fifty beautiful images that might front birders and poultry fanatics, at any place their neighborhood patch should be. From the familiar-but-striking bufflehead duck to the elusive mourning warbler, each species involves lifestyles at the web page, foraging, nesting, and hovering within the slice of the town the place they’ve made themselves at domestic. notice the exciting event of birding within the nice outdoors—in the center of Brooklyn.
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Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the Brooklyn Waterfront by Heather Wolf