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Birding without borders : an obsession, a quest, and the biggest year in the world

Author: Noah K Strycker
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2015, Noah Strycker, a young American birder, became the first person to see more than half of the 10,000 bird species on planet Earth in one year. Traveling to forty-one countries on seven continents with just a small backpack, a pair of binoculars, and a series of one-way tickets, Noah not only set a new world record, he also captured the hearts and imaginations of people all over the world. --
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strycker, Noah K.
Birding without borders.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
(DLC) 2017045321
Named Person: Noah K Strycker
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noah K Strycker
ISBN: 9780544558151 0544558154
OCLC Number: 1004837165
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: End of the world --
The DSP --
Cerro Negro --
Over the years --
The Harpy --
Gunning it --
An angel of peace --
Flying free --
Home --
Missed connections --
Kalu --
The Karamoja Apalis --
A new world record --
Hit and miss --
Birds in paradise --
From end to end.
Responsibility: Noah Strycker.

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How Noah Strycker saw 6,042 species of birds in one year to break the World Record for birdwatching.  Read more...

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