Best Reference Books – Ornithology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Ornithology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Ornithology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Ornithology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Ornithology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Birds: The Art of Ornithology” by Jonathan Elphick

“Birds: The Art of Ornithology” Book Review: The book brings together a selection of the most important and vibrant ornithological art from London’s Natural History Museum. It tells about the development of ornithological art through the ages, from the earliest images of birds in the Renaissance, through the Age of Exploration, to the present day. It tells how ornithological art grew out of the naturalistic tradition of European painting to become a genre on its own. The book interweaves science, art history, biography, exploration.

2. “Ornithology: An Introduction” by A L Rand
3. “Current Ornithology” by D M Power

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“Current Ornithology” Book Review: The book talks about the major advances in fundamental aspects of phylogeny, mating, parental care, the trophic structure of Raptor communities, demography, behavioral ecology, species diversity, and the evolution of avian ontogenies. It gives a list of international references available on raptor diet and feeding behavior and nocturnality. It includes chapters on diverse rubrics as ecology, evolution, behavior, phylogeny, behavioral ecology, anatomy and physiology, and conservation biology. It aims to give an accessible, up-to-date, accurate source of data.

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
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