UBC Press Picks: Books about BirdsPosted: Friday, January 05, 2018
Is a bird in the hand better than two in the bush? We think so. In honor of #NationalBirdDay in the US (not to be confused with #ChickenDanceDay on May 14), here are some of our favourite UBC Press bird books.
The Birds of Vancouver Island's West Coast
Forthcoming, April 2018.
A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.
The Inner Bird
Gary W. Kaiser
The Inner Bird introduces readers to the avian skeleton, then moves beyond anatomy to discuss the relationships between birds and dinosaurs and other early ancestors.
Birds of the World
Comprehensive, authoritative, and beautifully illustrated, this stunning collection of art and text captures the grace, beauty, and flamboyance of the world's birds. Features 1,600 original paintings of 1,307 species.
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