Birders & Ornithologists

Useful Reading
  • A Bird in the Bush: A Social History of Birdwatching

    by Stephen Moss Hardcover 320 pages Aurum Press 2004 ISBN: 1854109936 Buy this book from
  • A Concise History of Ornithology

    by Michael Walters - An exploration of the history of ornithology from the earliest times to the present day, including the lives and works of such people as Linnaeus, Darwin and Wallace, as well as many other lesser-known figures. ISBN: Buy this book from
  • A-Z of Birds: A Birder's Tales from Around the World

    by Bo Beolens | 236 pages, b/w illustrations | Brambleby Books | Paperback | Aug 2013 | ISBN: 9781908241238 Buy this book from
  • Arrivals and Rivals - A Duel For the Winning Bird

    by Adrian M. Riley Paperback 168 pages (2007) Brambleby Books ISBN: 9780954334796 Buy this book from
  • Audubon's Elephant

    The Story of John James Audubon's Epic Struggle to Publish The Birds of America - Duff Hart-Davis - ISBN: 029782967X Buy this book from
  • Beguiled by Birds: Ian Wallace on British Birdwatching

    by Ian Wallace Hardcover 304 pages (August 2, 2004), Publisher: Christopher Helm ISBN: 0713665351 Buy this book from
  • Birders

    by Mark Cocker Paperback 240 pages Vintage 2002 ISBN: 0099289547 Buy this book from
  • Birding on Borrowed Time

    by Phoebe Snetsinger, H. Douglas Pratt Paperback 307 pages, Publisher: American Birding Association ISBN: 1878788418 Buy this book from
  • Birds & People

    By Mark Cocker and David Tipling | 592 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations | Jonathan Cape | Hardback | Aug 2013 ISBN: 9780224081740 Buy this book from
  • Birds: Coping with an Obsession

    By Derek Moore | Forewords by Chris Packham & Bill Oddie | 272 Pages | 100 Colour & Black & White photos | New Holland Publishers | Hardback | Aug 2013 | ISBN: 9781847739520 Buy this book from
  • Blokes and Birds

    Ed. Stephen Moss, Robin Chittenden [Photographs] Hardcover 96 pages New Holland Publishers 2003 ISBN: 1843304848 Buy this book from
  • Francois Levaillant and the Birds of Africa

    Rookmaaker, LC et al, Brenthurst Press 2004 ISBN: 0909079595 Buy this book from
  • Had I the Wings

    The Friendship of Bachman and Audubon - J Shuler - University of Georgia Press 2001 ISBN: 082032079X Buy this book from
  • How to Be a Bad Birdwatcher

    by Simon Barnes Hardcover Publisher: Short Books 2004 See Fatbirder Review ISBN: 190409595X Buy this book from
  • Kingbird Highway

    by Kenn Kaufman Paperback, 336 pages (August 1, 2000), Publisher: Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 0618062351 Buy this book from
  • The Bird Man: A Biography of John Gould

    by Isabella Tree Hardcover, 250 pages (1 May, 2003), Ebury Press ISBN: 071262158X Buy this book from
  • Whose Bird

    by Bo Beolens ('The Fat Birder') & Mike Watkins Paperback 320 pages (August 2003) Christopher Helm ISBN: 0713666471 Buy this book from
Useful Information
  • Bird Brain Bird Brain UK is a one stop shop for all your ornithological requirements. Are you about to produce a news bulletin and need to know a site in London for House Sparrows or have a question on birds, go to Consultancy. Need a picture of particular bird for publication or your own talk, then click on Photo Gallery for a selection of pictures available. Do you organise your local wildlife groups indoor meetings? Want an identification talk with quiz at the end? Then go to Talks & Lectures to find out more. Are you part of a team working on site where schedule 1 species are breeding and need to know how many and what parts they are present on? Or do you just need a survey of a site before building work can go ahead. Then go to Surveys. Do you want to know who is behind Bird Brain UK? Then go to Profile
  • Derek Bird Brain I have been birding since leaving the womb
Festivals & Bird Fairs
  • IOC

    25th International Ornithological Congress - Brazil 22-28 August 2010
  • Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences - History of Ornithology

    The most important basis for the research done at the Department of Ornithology is its rich collection obtained due to hard effort of many generations of zoologists. These are bird skins, alcohol specimens, skeletal and paleontological materials. The richness, diversity and completeness of the Department
Other Links
  • History of American Ornithology

    Pages for John Cassin, Thomas Mayo Brewer, Thayer etc

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