Darryl Jones (PhD, Griffith University) is Professor and Deputy Director of the Environmental Futures Research Centre at Griffith University (Australia). He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and seven books, including Megapodes and Mound-builders.
"In this international exploration of what seems like a trivial
topic, Darryl Jones offers big surprises." - Tim Low
"The Birds at My Table is a delightful and informative read by a keen naturalist and gifted scholar that will deepen your understanding of birds and why so many of us are compelled to feed them." - John M. Marzluff, Professor of Wildlife Science and author of Welcome to Subirdia
"The Birds at My Table is an impressively comprehensive study of why people feed birds and how birds are affected by this practice. This book will be a benchmark for those interested in the social history and ecological effects of bird feeding. Jones convincingly shows that bird feeding is a global practice with ethical implications." - Jeff Karnicky, author of Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in America
"An intriguing book that is sure to ruffle the feathers of many nonscientist bird enthusiasts." - Kirkus Reviews