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By Peter Bircham

ISBN-10: 0007402864

ISBN-13: 9780007402861

What did we all know approximately birds one thousand years in the past, and the way has our realizing constructed? 'A heritage of Ornithology' bargains a whole background of birdwatching in Britain, a vintage for each nature lover's bookshelf. at the present time there's a large curiosity in birdwatching as a pastime, and through the years novice birdwatchers have contributed greatly to our realizing of the birds round us. whilst, ornithology has built as a technological know-how – within the box, within the laboratory, and within the universities – and birds have performed their half in pushing ahead the frontiers of organic wisdom. Peter Bircham appears on the background of British ornithology, spanning a millennium and exploring alongside the way in which the 1st fowl publication, the earliest British lists, numerous remarkable scientists, creditors and artists, the 1st experiences of migration, and the demanding situations offered by means of category. He lines the advance of the British Ornithologists' Union and different agencies, and finishes with a assessment of the present kingdom of ornithology in Britain. 'A background of Ornithology' is an authoritative and engrossing account, packed jam-packed with interesting tales – not just in regards to the birds but additionally in regards to the many vibrant characters who've studied them in the course of the a long time. This fantastically illustrated booklet will carry nice charm either for the coed of ornithology and for the enthusiastic beginner naturalist.

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