ornithologist http://wvxu.org en Local birding expert and author Bill Thompson III http://wvxu.org/post/local-birding-expert-and-author-bill-thompson-iii <p><strong><a href="http://billofthebirds.blogspot.com/">Bill Thompson III</a></strong> is a local birding expert, prolific author, and editor of <strong><a href="http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/bwdsite/">Bird Watcher’s Digest</a>.</strong> He’s with Thane Maynard for this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a> to talk about his newest book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Young-Birders-America-Peterson-Guides/dp/0547440219/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367261362&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=bill+thompson+iii"><strong>The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of North America</strong></a>, featuring some 300 common American and Canadian birds for young bird watchers to easily spot and identify. He also talks about the 2007 book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/All-Things-Reconsidered-Birding-Adventures/dp/0618926151/ref=sr_1_3?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367261362&amp;sr=8-3&amp;keywords=bill+thompson+iii"><strong>All Things Reconsidered: My Birding Adventures</strong></a>, featuring stories, photographs and illustrations from the world famous nature artist/educator/ornithologist<a href="http://www.rtpi.org/"> <strong>Roger Tory Peterson</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 05:31:05 +0000 Thane Maynard 11994 at http://wvxu.org Local birding expert and author Bill Thompson III