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Mindful Birding: A Beginner’s Guide, Seattle, WA is the latest in the Lessons from a Birdbrain series. Featuring birds in Seattle, it’s a simple guide to starting both birding and practicing mindfulness.

Highlighted birds include: Anna’s Hummingbird, Bushtit, Spotted Towhee, Rhinoceros Auklet, Bewick’s Wren, Glaucous-winged Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, and a Mystery Bird!

Whether we’re in the city, forest, mountains, or marshes, we learn so much from the birds. Mindful Birding makes it easy and fun to swoop right in!” –Rebecca Young, Seattle musician, Roots of Empathy and yoga instructor

Ohio & Belize

Lessons from a Birdbrain: Summer, Ohio

Lessons from a Birdbrain: Summer, Ohio

Birds Included:

Pileated Woodpecker 

Ruby Throated Hummingbird 

Greater Yellowlegs 

Black Crowned Night Heron 

Mute and Trumpeter Swans

Brown Booby 

Purple Martin 

Herring Gull 

Baltimore Oriole 

Turkey Vulture

Indigo Bunting 

Great Blue Heron 

Ruddy Duck 

Tree Swallow 

Prothonotary Warbler 

Double Crested Cormorant 

Great Egret 

Gray Catbird 

Belted Kingfisher 

Yellow Warbler 

Barred Owl 

Book cover of Lessons from a Birdbrain: Migration Celebration

Lessons from a Birdbrain: Migration Celebration (Spring / Fall)

Birds Included:

Yellow Rumped Warbler

Palm Warbler 

Black Throated Blue Warbler 

Pied-billed Grebe 

Northern Parula

 Surf Scoter 

Rusty Blackbird 

Yellow Warbler 

Common Tern 

Horned Grebe

Evening Grosbeaks

American Woodcock

Fluffy the Amazing Ruby Throated Hummingbird 

Eastern Phoebe

Nashville Warbler

Green-winged Teal

American Coot

Hermit Thrush 

Northern Shoveler

American Redstart 

Wood Duck

Book cover of Lessons from a Birdbrain: Winter, Ohio

Lessons from a Birdbrain:
Winter, Ohio

Birds Included:

Bald Eagle

Blue Jay

Northern Cardinal

American Crow

Carolina Chickadee

American Goldfinch

Ring-billed Gull

Snowy Owl

Northern Mockingbird

Red-headed Woodpecker

Common Goldeneye

American Robin


Cedar Waxwing

Hooded Merganser


White-throated Sparrow

House Finch

Tufted Titmouse

Red-tailed Hawk

Northern Flicker

front cover of book, Mindful Birding Belize: A Birdventure

Mindful Birding Belize: A Birdventure

Birds Included:

Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Keel-billed Toucan

Crimson-collared Tanager

Violet Sabrewing

White-crowned Parrot

Masked Tityra

Chestnut-colored Woodpecker

White-necked Jacobin

Scarlet Macaw

Red-legged Honeycreeper

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Black-headed Trogon

White-collard Manakin

Black-faced Grosbeak

Indigo Bunting

Black-cowled Oriole

Yellow-throated Euphonia

Morelet’s Seedeater

Barred Antshrike

Green Kingfisher

Clay-colored Thrush

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