This new guide to drawing birds comes from the naturalist author of a popular birding field guide series. Laws approaches the topic from both artistic and scientific vantage points, discussing anatomy, posture, and flight of a variety of species. Every page is packed with illustrations to show the drawing process in detail. Tips that only an expert could provide are included throughout. VERDICT Bird-watchers will be pleasantly surprised to discover how helpful this book can be toward fully seeing and understanding the birds they spot. This book will have good crossover value with hobby and bird-watching topics.