The Modern Scholar: The Biology of Birds

  • by Professor John Kricher
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

An esteemed professor of biology at Wheaton College, John Kricher leads a fascinating discussion of the approximately 10,000 species of birds that share our world. In these engaging lectures, Kricher expands on such topics as bird anatomy, the mechanics of flight, migration, reproduction, and song. The professor's lively presentation demonstrates how understanding the traits, life cycle, and evolution of birds is critical for an understanding of the origins and evolution of life on earth - and why conservation plays a vital role in the environment's delicate balance.


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Very similar to an actual ornithology class I took at a university. Told in a conversational way. I definitely recommend!
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- Panda Fan

What a great book!

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Loved what he told and how he told it..learned a lot about birds that I didn't know.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-12-2012
  • Publisher: Recorded Books