Birds of the Bible: A Guide for Bible Readers and Birdwatchers
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About the Author Peter Goodfellow is a retired schoolteacher and lifelong birdwatcher. His previous publications include Shakespeare's Birds, and the AA Iluustrated Birds of Britain & Europe. He is a past Chairman of Devon Birdwatching and Preservation Society and is regularly involved with BTO surveys.
Unique birding book find for the birder who has them all! Dulce Doble I was very excited to find this when looking for a gift for my mom. She has so many bird guides and books. This was different and she was excited to dig in. She has since reported it is interesting and she is finding it a good read!
The Prologue sets the scene by giving a simple description of the topography and climate in Israel, so that readers - wherever they are - may get a sense of what the place is like. Some species are written about in detail. Birds are mentioned repeatedly in the Bible. The following chapters cover topics such as the creation of birds; bird migration; Job's birds; birds and Jesus; and singing and nesting birds. An engaging and informative study of all the birds mentioned in the Bible, relating the references both to Bible times and to birdwatching in the Holy Land now and, where appropriate, explaining the message or symbolism behind the references to birds, for the benefit of pilgrims and birdwatchers. Others, especially those whose identity is disputed, get less attention. They play a big role in illustrating the authors' intentions and in describing the characters in the stories. Illustrated with exquisite watercolours, this book reveals the significance and identity of all of the birds in the Old and
. His previous publications include Shakespeare's Birds, and the AA Iluustrated Birds of Britain & Europe. Peter Goodfellow is a retired schoolteacher and lifelong birdwatcher. He is a past Chairman of Devon Birdwatching and Preservation Society and is regularly involved with BTO surveys