Soaring With Sy Montgomery in 'Birdology' | NECN

Soaring With Sy Montgomery in 'Birdology'

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    (NECN) - Sy Montgomery is a cross between Indiana Jones and Emily Dickenson.
         
    She is an incredible nature writer who's just written a fascinating book called Birdology, which is filled with facts like:
         


    Did you know that the feathers of most birds weigh more than their skeletons?
         
    And it's also a great adventure book as Sy travels to places like New Zealand in search of the 150-pound Cassowaries who have been known to kill people!
        
    Vicki Croke caught up with Sy at Harvard's Museum of Natural History.

    Often called a 3D field guide by birders who come to look at the one thousand bird specimens there.