6 Best Books on Ornithology

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Ornithology, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Ornithology Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Ornithology below.

1."Birds: The Art of Ornithology" by Jonathan Elphick
“Birds: The Art of Ornithology” Book Review: This book showcases a curated collection of captivating ornithological art from London’s Natural History Museum. It traces the evolution of ornithological art from its early depictions during the Renaissance, through the Age of Exploration, up to the contemporary era. It explores the emergence of ornithological art as a distinct genre, stemming from the naturalistic traditions of European painting. The book seamlessly weaves together elements of science, art history, biography, and exploration, offering a rich and comprehensive perspective on this fascinating field.

2."Ornithology: An Introduction" by A L Rand
3."Current Ornithology" by D M Power
“Current Ornithology” Book Review: This book explores significant advancements in key aspects of raptors, including phylogeny, mating, parental care, trophic structure, demography, behavioral ecology, species diversity, and avian ontogeny evolution. It provides a comprehensive list of international references on raptor diet, feeding behavior, and nocturnality. With chapters encompassing various subjects such as ecology, evolution, behavior, phylogeny, anatomy and physiology, and conservation biology, the book aims to offer accessible, up-to-date, and reliable information for readers.

4."The Emergence of Ornithology as a Scientific Discipline: 1760–1850: Volume 12 (Studies in the History of Modern Science)" by Paul Farber
5."Geostatistics: A Colloquium (Current Ornithology)" by D Merriam
6."Ornithology Laboratory Notebook - For Recording Observations Made in the Field and Studies Made in the Laboratory on the Birds of North America" by Arthur A Allen
“Ornithology Laboratory Notebook – For Recording Observations Made in the Field and Studies Made in the Laboratory on the Birds of North America” by Arthur A Allen Book Review: This book serves as a valuable tool for bird enthusiasts and researchers. This book provides a structured format for recording field observations and laboratory studies on the birds of North America. It is divided into chapters that cover various aspects of ornithology, including bird identification, behavior, habitat, and migration patterns. The notebook encourages detailed note-taking, allowing users to document their findings and contribute to the scientific understanding of avian species. With its organized layout and comprehensive coverage, this notebook is an essential companion for anyone studying or observing birds in North America.

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