Readership: This authoritative reference work will be of particular relevance to students and researchers in the fields of archaeology and avian biology, as well as a broader audience of general ornithologists and natural historians.
Derek Yalden, University of Manchester, UK, and Umberto Albarella, University of Sheffield, UK
"This volume looks set to become the best modern reference for anyone wishing to know about the rich history of the British avifauna...It is both readable and engaging." - Birdwatch
"This book is well furnished with tables and distribution maps...i did learn much from it." - Scottish Birds
"Far and away the most comprehensive set of records to date. A fascinating book." - British Trust for Ornithology News
"The book is well produced and...should form part of any serious ornithologist's library." - British Ornithologists' Union
1: The Bird in the Hand....
2: The Early History of Birds in Britain and Europe
3: Coming in from the Cold
4: Farmland and Fenland
5: Veni, Vidi, Vici
6: Monks, Monarchs and Mysteries
7: From Elizabeth to Victoria
8: Now and Hereafter
Appendix - An annotated historical list of British birds