Birds: The Art of Ornithology
Birds: The Art of Ornithology
By Jonathan Elphick
336 pages. Rizzoli.


A petite treat for armchair nature buffs: Birds: The Art of Ornithology (Rizzoli), a fine-feathered trove of engravings, lithographs, and watercolors plucked from London's Natural History Museum. The text will make you smarter, but the illustrations will make you soar.