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Tim Birkhead: The early birdwatchers

Filmed Sep 2009 • Posted Sep 2010 The Do Lectures
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Birds, a perennial human fascination, entertained medieval homes long before science took them for serious study. "Wisdom of Birds" author Tim Birkhead tours some intriguing birdwatcher lore (dug up in old field journals) -- and talks about the role it plays in ornithology today.

Naturalist and author Tim Birkhead studies the reproductive biology and behavior of birds. Full bio »

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