What the Robin Knows
How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
By Jon Young
(Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780544002302, 272pp.)
Publication Date: May 21, 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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How understanding bird language and behavior can help us to see more wildlife.
Jon Young is on the leading edge of animal tracking and understanding bird language. He has been exploring animal communication for 35 years and was mentored by the famous tracker Tom Brown Jr. as well as a tribal elder in Africa. Jon developed the 8 Shields Cultural Mentoring System, a model that has influenced more than 100 nature programs in communities in the U.S., Canada, and Europe and is also creator of the Shikari Method for data collection, which is used by the USFWS. Jon has given over 1,000 public presentations and has mentored numerous students of his own. Married, with six children, Jon lives in Santa Cruz, California.