By Clifford B. Frith
"Charles Darwin's Birds" is a accomplished remedy of Darwin's paintings as an ornithologist. Clifford Frith discusses each ornithological subject and chook species that Darwin researched, supplying a whole old survey of his released writing on birds. via this, we find out how Darwin turned an more and more expert and finally remarkable ornithologist, and the way his relationships grew with modern scientists like John Gould. It examines how Darwin was once prompted by means of birds, and the way the main subject matters of his learn built via his research of them. The ebook additionally good points four appendices, which include short debts of each fowl species Darwin wrote approximately, uncomplicated ornithological information regarding all the species, and a list of the place the species looks in Darwin's work.
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