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Swallow Summer

Biography / Memoir
By: Charles R Brown
371 pages, B/w illus
Swallow Summer
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  • Swallow Summer ISBN: 9780803261457 Paperback Jun 1998 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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&i;`Charles Brown began his ongoing study of cliff swallows in 1981 in southwestern Nebraska, where the birds return in May from their wintering grounds in Argentina. All summer he, his wife, and several student assistants net and observe the birds, sometimes wading in mud up to their knees. In this chronicle of his fifteenth field season, Brown conveys his fascination with these swallows.'&o; Natural History Magazine
&i;`This recording of the ups and downs of doing fieldwork is a marvelous look at how scientists conduct their research...Brown's first-person accounts of the personalities of field assistants and how they affect the work, the continuing bad weather that delays the birds' nesting, and encounters with curious local residents - along with his asides explaining in nontechnical language why they are interested in these birds - make for absorbing reading.'&o; Booklist

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Biography / Memoir
By: Charles R Brown
371 pages, B/w illus
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