by Tim Birkhead
An excellent, highly readable, introduction to bird eggs.
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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 Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird’s Egg by Tim Birkhead From Bloomsbury Publishing: Renowned ornithologist Tim Birkhead opens this gripping story as a female guillemot chick hatches, already carrying her full quota of tiny eggs within her undeveloped ovary. As she grows into adulthood, only a few of her eggs mature, are […]
One of my favorite things to do is to look ahead at the bird books set to be published soon (I lead such an exciting life!). 2016 is shaping up to be a great year for them. Check out April 12, in particular (in addition to the three highlighted titles, two others – The Genius […]