Fans of the phenomenal far-flung family of trogons might well imagine that these colorful, charismatic tropical birds deserve any honor awarded them. In this case, however, honors have been heaped upon the definitive book about trogons,  Trogons: A Natural History of the Trogonidae by Joseph M. Forshaw and illustrator Albert Earl Gilbert. A bird book wins Best Interior Design at the 2010 International Book Awards? You know it must be amazing! Congrats to Forshaw, Gilbert, and Princeton University Press.

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.