Professor Andrew Gosler's article on Bird names and what they teach us about our relationship with nature appears in The Conversation

Andrew Gosler, Professor of Ethno-ornithology and Director of Studies for Human Sciences at Mansfield College, writes in The Conversation about how there are over 7,000 English names for 150 bird species recorded in the British Isles and what these names tell us about our relationship with nature. He discuss the important work that he and his colleagues have undertaken in creating the  Ethno-ornithology World Atlas (EWA) to document, record and share names for, folklore about, and encoutners with, birds. You can read the full article in The Conversation.