Whether you're an avid birdwatcher or just admire the sounds of your
neighborhood chirps, you'll love love Les Bletsky's new book, The Bird
Bible. The book is comprised of over 700 North American songbird recordings, accompanied by full descriptions, pictures and habitats.
See also: Join the great backyard bird count.
In our conversation with Blestsky we learn why it’s the males that sing the loudest and longest, the difference between a song and a call and how birds signal not only their species, but even their geographical location to other birds.