The Mincing Mockingbird Guide to Troubled Birds (Hardcover)

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Description


A humorous, illustrated, pocket field guide describing where to find—or where to avoid—the most disturbed North American birds. The Mincing Mockingbird Guide to Troubled Birds allows anyone to quickly identify psychotic, violent or mentally unstable bird species—and provides the perfect gag gift for your bird loving (or fearing) friends and family. 

Throughout the book the reader will discover tales of murder, assault, mental breakdowns, obesity, drug abuse and infidelity among the birds. This guide is used and recommended by law enforcement agencies and ignored by leading ornithologists.

We are only just discovering the reality of our avian adversaries, with their reptilian brains, their appetites for mayhem and the fact that they fly mostly to spite us. To ignore the information found within this volume may be at the peril of your very life.


Perfect for: • White elephant gifts • Animal lover gifts • Bird lovers gift • Gag gifts • Funny gifts • Christmas gifts

About the Author


Artist Matt Adrian’s (The Mincing Mockingbird) work is collected worldwide and has been featured in Country Living, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune, among other publications. Adrian is also the author of It Is Folly To Assume My Awesome Lies Dormant: The Paintings of the Mincing Mockingbird, and I Have Heard My Praises Sung In Screams: The Paintings of the Mincing Mockingbird Volume II.  He lives in California with his wife, artist Kim Bagwill.

Praise For…


“This book will have you doubled over with laughter….It’s so much fun.”—Marney Rich Keenan, The Detroit News

“For too long we have enjoyed our assumed power over the birds, reducing them to fetish objects of voyeuristic desire. Binoculars in hand, we stalk them in the forest, ignorant of the fact that they are stalking us. The Mincing Mockingbird’s new book documents the dangers we face. The bird rebellion has begun.”—Paste Magazine


Product Details
ISBN: 9780399170911
ISBN-10: 039917091X
Publisher: Blue Rider Press
Publication Date: June 12th, 2014
Pages: 64
Language: English