Short reviews

01 March 1991
Comments Reviews Bird Flight: an illustrated study of birds' aerial mastery. By Robert Burton. (Facts on File Ltd, Oxford, 1990. 160 pages. £14.95) This is a very attractive and accurate presentation of the current propagated theories. This subject, of both po...
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Reviews

01 June 1984
Comments Reviews Cranes of the World. By Paul A. Johnsgard. Croom Helm, London, 1984. 258 pages; 23 colour plates; 24 black-and-white plates; several linedrawings; range-maps. £25.00. Paul Johnsgard used to be known almost solely as a wildfowl man, with a long li...
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Reviews

01 March 1984
Comments Reviews Weather and Bird Behaviour. By Norman Elkins. Illustrated by Crispin Fisher. Poyser, Calton, 1983. 239 pages; 31 black-and-white plates; over 30 line-drawings. £12.60.  The subject matter of the book deals mainly with the effects of the n...
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