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Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme BirderMariner Books #ad - His goal was to set a record—most north American species seen in a year—but along the way he began to realize that at this breakneck pace he was only looking, not seeing. An ornithologist’s account of his youthful, year-long, cross-country birdwatching adventure: “A fascinating memoir of an obsession.
Booklist at sixteen, kenn kaufman dropped out of the high school where he was student council president and hit the road, from Alaska to Florida, hitching back and forth across America, Maine to Mexico. When he was broke he would pick fruit or do odd jobs to earn the fifty dollars or so that would last him for weeks.
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder #ad - A report of a rare bird would send him hitching nonstop from Pacific to Atlantic and back again. Maybe not all that unusual a thing to do in the seventies, but what Kenn was searching for was a little different: not sex, drugs, God, or even self, but birds. What had been a game became a quest for a deeper understanding of the natural world.
. Kingbird highway is a unique coming-of-age story, adventures, and sometimes dangerous, combining a lyrical celebration of nature with wild, starring a colorful cast of characters.