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A History of Ornithology

By Peter Bircham
Sep 2007 What did we know about birds a thousand years ago, and how has our understanding developed? ‘A Hi...

Histoire de l'Ornithologie

By Valérie Chansigaud
Sep 2007 Colorés, gracieux, fins chanteurs, facilement observables, les oiseaux ont de tout temps constitu...

A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

By David Callahan (Author) , D...
Jun 2014 This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged...

Stations in the Field

Mar 2015 When we think of sites of animal research that symbolize modernity, the first places that come to...

A Concise History of Ornithology

By Michael Walters
Oct 2005 Who are the pioneering scientists who have contributed to our knowledge about birds? How has the...

The History of Ornithology

By Chansigaud, Valérie
Sep 2009 This stunning book examines the development of ornithology from ancient times until the present d...

All about Birds

A Short Illustrated History of Ornithology
By Valérie Chansigaud
Mar 2010 Colorful, musical, graceful, easily observed--birds have always fascinated amateur and profession...

The History of Ornithology in Virginia

By David W. Johnston
Nov 2003 Host to a large and diverse bird population as well as a long human history, Virginia is arguably...

Ten Thousand Birds

Ornithology Since Darwin
By Jo Wimpenny, Bob Montgomeri...
Jan 2014 Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornitholog...

Wings and Rings

A History of Bird Migration Studies in Europe
By Vaughan, Richard
Feb 2009 This book is about the systematic or scientific study of bird migration - a chapter in the histor...

The Wisdom of Birds

An Illustrated History of Ornithology
By Tim Birkhead
Oct 2008 What the birds have taught us: a gorgeously rendered and comprehensive history of ornithology, fr...