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Birding Babylon

A Soldier"s Journal from Iraq

by Jonathan Trouern-Trend

  • 293 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Sierra Club Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • True war stories,
  • 21st century,
  • Military,
  • Diaries,
  • United States,
  • Nature,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Iraq,
  • Military - Iraq War,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Military - Iraq War (2003-),
  • Nature / General,
  • Blogs,
  • Soldiers,
  • General,
  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • Naturalists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752562M
    ISBN 101578051312
    ISBN 109781578051311


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Birding Babylon: A Soldiers Journal from Iraq by Jonathan Trouern-Trend (Sierra Club Books; ), is one of only a handful of published books out there that began as a series of entries posted on a public blog instead of a proposal sitting on an agents desk/5.

This is a small, beautiful book. The natural phenonomena and bird-life that Jonathan Trouern-Trend desribes with such simple elegance in Birding Babylon is both comforting and poignent as it all takes place in Iraq near the beginning of our most recent conflict there.

I salute Mr. Trouern-Trend, both as a fellow "birder" as well as a by: 3. Discover the best Bird Watching in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. While watching birds my thoughts turned to a small book, Birding In Babylon -A Soldier’s Journal from Iraq, written by Jonathan Trouern-Trend during his service in Iraq.

Thoughts of confinement, birding and present danger formed an odd connection between me and the author’s time in Iraq. Early inSergeant First Class Jonathan Trouern-Trend of the Connecticut National Guard began a year&#;s deployment in Iraq.

He had been a birder from the age of 12, so naturally he looked for birds during his free time on base and on /5(2). This expert bird field guide offers tips for beginners and practiced birders alike for the ultimate birding adventure.

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Buy Birding Babylon: A Soldier's Journal from Iraq: NHBS - Jonathan Trouern-Trend, Sierra Club Books. About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH. Newsletter Google Stars. Contact Us. Call us ( UK)   The one problem I had with Birding Babylon is that there wasn’t much to this book.

There’s only 58 pages of generously formatted text for the reader to enjoy. Furthermore, while the woodcuts provide an admirable aesthetic, some might prefer more detailed illustrations or photographs of the region’s unusual avians.

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Birding Babylon Blog devoted to the natural history of Iraq. Observations from my 2 deployments to Iraq /5 and /10 a Marine Pilot and Birder has written a nice synopsis of her birding experiences in Iraq (this is her third tour).

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Birding Babylon: a soldier's journal from Iraq. [Jonathan Trouern-Trend] -- "Early ina National Guardsman from Connecticut arrived in Iraq for a year's posting. Sergeant First Class Jon Trouern-Trend had been a birder since age So naturally he looked for.

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Now some of the highlights of his "Birding Babylon" blog are collected in this small, beautiful volume, designed to resemble a birder's journal. Cutting through the politics of war like birdsong, it reminds us of our imperishable connection with nature; of how birds and their journeys tie the world together; of the persistence of life even in a 4/5(6).

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Lastly, I printed up a up a copy of the on-line bird list for Iraq linked on the Birding Babylon web site. This list is said to be current as of and lists birds found in Iraq. These sources should give any potential visitor to the area a good head start in getting familiar with what to expect.

This is a nice list. I read Listening to a Continent Sing over the summer. I enjoyed it, but towards the end it felt like it degenerated into a list of birds and locations, kind of like Kingbird Kroodsma's earlier books, especially The Singing Life of Birds, are really very good. I'm working my way through Handbook of Bird Biology as part of taking the Cornell ornithology home.

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