It IS an excellent book and I was consulting it just last night. Glad 
to know her work has been recognized.

Birding is often just a good excuse to fill in the gaps of the rest 
of our knowledge of the natural world and this book is useful in that 

>     Naturally Curious:  A Photographic Field Guide and 
>Month-by-Month Journey Through the Fields, Woods and Marshes of New 
>England , a book written and largely photographed by Mary Holland, 
>former compiler of the Vermont Bird Alert, recently won the 2011 
>Nature Guidebook category of the National Outdoor Book Awards.
>     If you haven't yet read Mary's unique guide you owe it to 
>yourself to do so.
>     Ed Hack
>     Stockbridge,Vt.

Still learning to see,

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