At thirteen, George Miksch Sutton planned a school of ornithology centered around his collection of bird skins, feathers, bones, nests, eggs, and a prized stuffed crow. As an adult, he became one of the most prominent ornithologists and bird artists of the twentieth century. He describes his metamorphosis from amateur to professional in Bird Student. Born in 1898, Sutton gives us his clearest memories of his boyhood in Nebraska, Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, Texas, and West Virginia with his closely knit family. ...

Bird Student: An Autobiography 2013, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292756724

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Bird Student: An Autobiography 1980, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292707276