A new, second edition of his famous field guide has just been released, and he's doing a book tour. He was here in Seattle yesterday, and decided to pop in to the Seattle Audubon Nature Shop for an unscheduled book signing (his scheduled one was downtown, where I had no plans to go). The surprise stop was announced only a few hours in advance so only those lucky folks who saw it in time and had a weekday afternoon off work (or were retired!) could go. I was one of them!
Waiting in line...
He is very consistent -- on left is the guide he signed in 2010 with new one on the right.
And this is why I needed the new version -- the old one is a bit worn out.
I wonder how long it will take for the nice new shiny guide to wind up looking like the old one?