Book review — Winged Victories

The New York Times Book Review

Winged Victories: ‘The Thing With Feathers’ and ‘The Homing Instinct’
By Vicki Constantine Croke


Avian migration is such a vast and complex phenomenon that it can accommodate star treatment in two new books. “The Thing With Feathers,” by Noah Strycker, takes on the miracle of navigation as part of a sweeping look at bird behavior. For Bernd Heinrich, in “The Homing Instinct,” the biannual odyssey of billions of birds is the heart of the matter… READ MORE

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