Birkhead, Tim

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Birds and Us: A 12,000-Year History from Cave Art to Conservation

Includes a list of birds mentioned, extensive notes and bibliography, and an excellent index. An enjoyable book for those interested in birds or art.

The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

In spite of Willughby's short life, Birkhead ably constructs a full time line of his influence on modern science. For readers, especially ornithologists, with deep interests in natural history and the history of science.

Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin

Most highly recommended for academic and larger public libraries and for all interested in nature and science.

Bird Sense

Birkhead provides fascinating information for birders and naturalists, but his story often lacks smooth transitions between topics. His jargon may be unfamiliar to nonbirders, and because the author is British some terminology is different from American usage. Still, birders, naturalists, animal scientists, and students will be interested.

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