Posts Tagged ‘The Genius of Birds’

Looking for something to get for the bird-lover in your life? You can never go wrong with a good bird book. Here are a few suggestions. Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls by Paul Bannick One look inside this book will tell you why anyone would appreciate it – the photos […]

by Jennifer Ackerman

This interesting and eminently readable book provides more evidence of the awesomeness of birds .

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I missed April, so this Review Roundup will cover both April and May. I’ve still probably overlooked a couple, but here’s a long list of some pretty impressive reviews. The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, Second edition & The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, Second edition 10,000 […]
The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman From Penguin Press: Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that […]