Publisher, author, photographer, and civil rights advocate linkurl:Theodore Cross; spent a decade traversing the globe, from the waterways of the Arctic Circle to sun-drenched South Pacific islands, to compile the brilliant photographs that grace the pages of his latest tome, linkurl:__Waterbirds__,; due to hit bookshelves on October 26th. The 85-year-old birder chatted with __The Scientist__, sharing his thoughts and recollections on just a few of the dozens of water-loving bird species that appear in __Waterbirds__ -- "the book that John James Audubon would have made if he had used a camera," as the front jacket proclaims. linkurl:__Waterbirds__,; by Theodore Cross, W.W. Norton & Company, New York, October 2009. 344 pp. ISBN: 978-0-393-07226-6. $100 US.
**__Related stories:__***linkurl:Audubon, the fledgling;
[2nd October 2008]*linkurl:Egg & Nest: A slideshow;
[19th September 2008]*linkurl:Birds of a feather;
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