Feathered Architects

A story in the Science section of the New York Times has propelled a university press book about bird’s nests to #45 (from #1,453 yesterday) on Amazon’s sales rankings.

Avian Architecture: How Birds Design, Engineer, and Build
Peter Goodfellow
Retail Price: $27.95
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press – (2011-06-05)
ISBN / EAN: 069114849X / 9780691148496

The article mentions the detailed drawings of construction techniques, such as this spread :

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