Kingbird Highway Author:Kenn Kaufmann Now revered as one of North America's top birders, Kenn Kaufman hit the road at age sixteen and spent a year crisscrossing the country to see as many birds as he could, in a birding competition known as the "big year." In what has become a classic among birders, this memoir chronicles the subculture of birding in the 1970s and a young man's sear... more »ch for his place in the world. In a new afterword, Kaufman looks at the evolution of bird-listing since his own big year.
Called the person who "knows more about bird identification than almost anyone on the planet" by Birder's World, Kenn Kaufman is the originator of the Kaufman Field Guide series. A devoted conservationist, he works vigorously to interest people in nature and the environment.« less