Lyanda Lynn Haupt


Lyanda Lynn Haupt, naturalist, is the author of Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent: The Importance of Everything and Other Lessons from Darwin’s Lost Notebooks (Little, Brown, 2006) and Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds: Notes from a Northwest Year (Sasquatch, 2001). She is the winner of the 2002 Washington State Book Award. Her articles have appeared in Open Spaces, Wild Earth Journal, Conservation Biology Journal, Birdwatchers Digest, and The Prairie Naturalist.

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On Rare Enounters:


“Informative and charming...Haupt channels her hands-on experiences into appealing images and engaging vignettes.”


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