Winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in History of Science, Medicine & Technology, Association of American Publishers
This is the best history of ornithology ever.Henry Armistead in LIBRARY JOURNAL
There’s never been anything quite like it, and the illustrations are exquisite.Michael McCarthy in INDEPENDENT
An engaging, authoritative and beautifully illustrated history of modern ornithology, which reveals how research on birds contributed more to our understanding of animal biology than just about any other group of organisms.
Ten Thousand Birds was published by Princeton University Press in February 2014. As well as receiving the 2015 PROSE Award in Science, Medicine & Technology, it was named as one of Choice’s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2014.