A History of Ornithology


Peter Bircham looks at the history of Ornithology, spanning a millenium and exploring along the way the first bird book, the earliest British lists, various notable scientists, collectors, and artists, the first studies of migration, and the challenges presented by classification. This is a beautifully illustrated book with many fascinating stories about the many colourful characters who have studied birds through the ages.

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ISBN 9780007199693

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