• "An enjoyable and constantly informative read"

    Rob Hume, Birdwatch
  • "This fascinating biography . . . A perfect Christmas present for any birder"

  • "[A] sweetly illustrated book packed with information and insights… A little bird tells me that this is a winner"

    Rose Shepherd, Saga
  • "[A] wide-ranging, absorbing account… [Stephen Moss] narrows focus on one tiny bird yet still manages to offer a wealth of stories from the past, anecdotes and literary allusions"

    Bel Mooney, Daily Mail
  • "A remarkably good, beautifully written and absolutely fascinating little book. Every birder…should read it, enjoy it and learn from it"

    Mike Everett, British Birds