Tim Birkhead: The early birdwatchers

This quick TED talk entry is courtesy of TED.com. 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.

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