Biology & Behavior
by Paul A. Johnsgard
February 18, 2007
An excellent reference on birds that display on leks. Not a good choice for casual readers, however.
by Peter Goodfellow
June 30, 2011
For anyone who has ever wondered how birds manage to build nests.
by Brutus Ostling and Magnus Ullman
April 23, 2008
Absolutely stunning photography, and you’ll learn a good bit too.
by S. David Scott and Casey McFarland
February 24, 2011
A useful reference and guide to that which makes a bird a bird – feathers.
by Tim Birkhead
September 6, 2012
A very readable introduction to birds’ senses.
by Carrol L. Henderson
January 28, 2009
An exploration and celebration of this most fascinating aspects of birds’ lives.
by Kenneth P. Able
December 16, 2007
This is an interesting anthology of topics on migration.
by Keith L. Bildstein
February 24, 2007
This book provides an thorough and enjoyable overview of raptor migration and conservation.
by Steve N.G. Howell
September 9, 2010
An indispensable guide to the oft-confusing process of molt.
by Geoffrey E. Hill
June 11, 2010
A very enjoyable exploration of the most obvious physical characteristic of birds.
by Jonathan Alderfer (Editor)
November 9, 2012
A highly illustrated, enjoyable introduction to just about everything to do with birds.
by Mark Elbroch and Kurt Rinehart
October 14, 2013
Yes, a mammal book. But a consistently useful one that birders should have.
by Tim Birkhead, Jo Wimpenny, and Bob Montgomerie
December 19, 2014
An excellent summary of what we know about birds and the people who discovered it.
by Bridget Stutchbury
August 27, 2010
An excellent introduction to the behavior and social lives of birds.
by Mark Constantine and The Sound Approach
August 25, 2007
Highly recommended to those who want to get better at birding by ear.
by Noah Strycker
August 21, 2014
An exploration of the amazing lives of birds and the insight they can provide into our own lives.
by Katrina van Grouw
February 9, 2013
An oddly beautiful and utterly unique look at what birds are made of.
by Tim Birkhead
March 2, 2009
What we know about birds, their biology, and behavior. And the even more fascinating story behind that knowledge.
by Jon Young
September 22, 2012
Practical advice, cool stories, and detailed instruction on how to learn from birds make this book worth reading.