Bird-watching is often portrayed as a peaceful, low-cost, easy, and relaxed pursuit. But as many dedicated bird-watchers can tell you, there is almost nothing more intense, grueling, and expensive sports competitions than "The Big Year" Birding Compeitions.


  • Mark Obmascik Journalist and author of "The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession" (Free Press)

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