Tag Archives: pigeons

Book review: ‘Darwin's Pigeons’ by Richard Bailey

A sumptuous photobook of pigeon varieties.

Hats off to Tegetmeier!

Today marks the 196th anniversary of the birth of one of my favourite mini-heroes of science, W.B. Tegetmeier.

A cat amongst the pigeons

Darwin rises yet further in my esteem

‘Every body is interested in pigeons’

On the first reviewer of Origin of Species, Whitwell Elwin.

How about a nice little book on pigeons?

How (supposedly) Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' was nearly not published.