Buy The Unfeathered Bird 1st Edition by Katrina van Grouw (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. 29 Jan With over stunning drawings depicting species, The Unfeathered Bird is a richly illustrated book on bird anatomy that offers. Home · About · Events · Books · Contact. Copyright © by Katrina van Grouw. All Rights Reserved.

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Next Article Flying Sharks! A mild tendancy to slide into casual and distractingly Americanised language from mostly clean-cut and acessible prose and the simple fact of there not being more of it are all that prevent this book being a five-star, unreathered kind of volume.

Melissa rated it it was amazing Dec 02, A free copy of this book was provided to me by the publisher for the purposes of this review. Agata rated it it was amazing May 03, Open Preview See a Problem?

The Unfeathered Bird by Katrina Van Grouw

Hummingbirds, however, move their wings in an entirely different way. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Heft this book, open it at random, and your first reaction might be, “Ah, a coffee-table book.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Emarie rated it really liked it Oct 22, A large format collection unfeatherd hundreds of drawings of bird anatomy of about different bird species.


Feb 04, Jonathan rated it really liked it Shelves: If you simply possess a modicum of curiosity about the natural world; if you are charmed by art that unfeathere animals, especially birds; if you enjoy erudite and witty writing, then I think you are the perfect audience for the book.

The Unfeathered Bird

The Old World vultures went down the soaring route and lost much of their aerial maneuverability altogether. Now, I am an avid birder, so perhaps it is not surprising that I should thhe a book about how their bodies are put together and how they work to be a fascinating bit of work.

Each e There is more to a bird than simply feathers. Jan 28, CAW rated it it was amazing. Every venture into it’s pages opens up magic within it’s covers. Mar 01, Dylan Taylor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Each exquisite birf is made from an actual specimen and reproduced in sumptuous large format.

Viktor Brezinsky rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Books by Katrina Van Grouw.

Stunningly gorgeous, this book is both art and science. Jen Shelly rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Refresh and try again. As a former curator of the ornithological collection at London’s Natural History Museum, she also knows her bird art.

They are so many different bird species illustrated that you really do see how they are so structurally different but they still tend to have many biological things in common. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


There is more to a bird than simply feathers. Stephanie rated it it was amazing Aug 06, The Unfeathered Bird 4. Tai rated it liked it Oct 29, She says that the creation of The Unfeathered Bird has been her lifetime’s ambition.

Katrina van Grouw is a gifted writer and artist who obviously knows her birds. A landmark in popular bird books, The Unfeathered Bird is a must for anyone who appreciates birds or bird art.

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The author’s discussion of each bird relates their anatomy to their evolution and behavior. Kitri Miller rated it it was amazing Mar 18, John Dupuis rated it really liked it Sep vird, Hardcoverpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Unfeafhered. The birds in Katrina van Grouw’s astonishing book have been defeathered, often skinned and disassembled right down to their musculature or their skeletons, but they are always fully recognizable as birds.

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