Great Auk Islands; a field biologist in the Arctic
This is an extraordinary book describing the biology of species living in one of the harshest environments on earth, providing a fascinating insight into the way that scientists conduct their studies. Author of many successful ornithology books (including The Magpies and Sperm Competition in Birds), Tim Birkhead has developed a polished and engaging style which makes this book an informative, evocative and lively read.",a treasure that you should immediately add to your bird book collection.",--Ron Naveen in the Bird Book Review Clever blend of biology, travelogue and philosophy of science. Evocative setting in Canadian arctic. Text is enriched by David Quinn's superb illustrations and numerous photographs in black and white and colour. A fine primer for research students into the how and why of research. Well known author with polished writing style.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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