Book cover of A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds by Scott Weidensaulby Scott Weidensaul

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize

Library Journal Best Science and Technology Book of the Year

An exhilarating exploration of the science and wonder of global bird migration.

In the past two decades, our understanding of the navigational and physiological feats that enable birds to cross immense oceans, fly above the highest mountains, or remain in unbroken flight for months at a stretch has exploded. What we’ve learned of these key migrations—how billions of birds circumnavigate the globe, flying tens of thousands of miles between hemispheres on an annual basis—is nothing short of extraordinary.

Interview with the Author

American Birding Podcast
05-14: A World on the Wing with Scott Weidensaul
4/8/21          36 min

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