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

    26 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Tim Birkhead loves to tell stories. They may be about bird eggs ( The Most Perfect Thing: The Inside of a Bird's Egg , 2016), or a 17th-century ornithologist ( Virtuoso by Nature: The Scientific Worlds of Francis Willughby, 2016), or How Bullfinches learn songs from humans ( The Wisdom of Birds: An Illustrated History of Ornithology. 2008 and this video recommended by the Ted Talk people: The Early Birdwatchers ), or the social behavior of Common Guillemots (what we North Americans call Common Murres) ( Bird Sense: What it Is Like to Be a Bird , 2012). Stories enhance his 2014 history of...
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