ornithology

I have just come across one of the saddest, most extraordinary obsessions ever to sweep Britain: for a few decades, Victorian Brits went completely mad for all things hummingbird.
Victorian illustrations of animals and biology spoke of wonder and new discovery, but now they're more the fodder of dusty
Scientists are hoping that a silicon-filled computerised egg will crack open the secrets of how cygnets hatch. The hi-tech
A bird-watcher and photographer is stirring debate with his collection of birds captured in ornithologists’ mist nets. Todd