Bird Feats of Montana
Including Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks

by Deborah Richie Oberbillig

illustrations by James Lindquist

photography by Donald M. Jones

published by Farcountry Press

  • Discover the Big Sky's fastest, largest, smartest, and boldest birds in Bird Feats of Montana, by Deborah Richie Oberbillig. The book features 114 brilliant color photographs by renowned bird photographer Don Jones and 12 exquisitely detailed illustrations by James Lindquist.

    Written for children ages 8 to 12, this playful but informative book covers forty of the state's birds: from calliope hummingbirds to trumpeter swans in sections covering a variety of bird feats, ranging from birds with the niftiest nests to birds with the wildest behaviors. Learn how bobolinks navigate by the stars with an internal compass of magnetic crystals. Discover the secret to the crane's dance. Find out why magpies have the messiest nests. Fully illustrated!

48 pages, 8 1/2'' x 11'', 1 b/w photos, 117 color photos, 20 illustrations, 50 softcovers per case, Smythe-sewn

ISBN 10: 1560374632
ISBN 13: 9781560374633


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Including Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks

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Deborah Richie Oberbillig align= Deborah Richie Oberbillig (Marina Richie) writes about the natural world from her home in Bend, Oregon. She has a graduate degree in journalism from the University of Montana and an undergraduate degree in biology form University of Oregon. She is also the author of Bug Feats of Montana. Please visit her blog and learn more about her published work at

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