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Extraordinary Birds follows the success of Natural Histories, and is the next compendium in this well-received series that marries art and thought-provoking science. American Museum of Natural History ornithologist Paul Sweet takes readers on a migratory journey across the globe, introducing them to unique and exquisite birds, as well as to groundbreaking avian studies from the past 500 years. Featuring 45 frameable prints and 40 fascinating, in-depth essays, this stunning collection gives bird lovers a precious look at illustrated ornithological monographs from the museum's Rare Book Collections.
About the Author
Peter Capainolo is the Senior Scientific Assistant in the Department of Ornithology at AMNH and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Biology at The City College of the City University of New York. He is the author of How Fast Can A Falcon Dive?: Fascinating Answers To Questions About Birds Of Prey published by Rutgers University Press. Capainolo lives in Long Island, NY.