Leo Campagna and Trevor Price review “The Ascent of Birds” by John Reilly in Trends in Ecology and Evolution. This popular book summarizes the topic of bird evolution, illustrating “how geography, ecology, and lots of time answer the question ‘How did the incredible diversity of over 10 600 extant bird species come to be?’”.
Campagna L, Price TD. Flying up the bird tree. The Ascent of Birds: How Modern Science is Revealing their Story by John Reilly. 2018.Trends in Ecology & Evolution 34(1): 1-2. doi 10.1016/j.tree.2018.10.001.