Chatfield, D. G. P & Kingsbury, P. A / November 1975 – vol. 68, issue 11, pp 472–475 Who took the birds out o f British ornithology? I suspect that Colin Bibby's plea for a return to the enjoyment of birds (Brit. Birds, 6 8 : 100-102) is a reflection on current ornithological literature rather than on the attitudes of ornithologists. Birdwatching could not have become so popular a national pastime unless it provided a genuine source of pleasure. Even the most hard-boiled s... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.