Author:Thomas Alfred Coward

Thomas Alfred Coward
English ornithologist, amateur astronomer, journalist and writer


  • 1900 (with Charles Oldham): The Birds of Cheshire. Manchester : Sherratt & Hughes.
  • Picturesque Cheshire.
  • 1910 (written jointly with Charles Oldham and James Johnstone): The Vertebrate Fauna of Cheshire and Liverpool Bay.
  • Cheshire. Cambridge County Geographies. 
  • 1912: The Migration of Birds. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • The Birds of the British Isles and their Eggs. Frederick Warne & Co, 1919 in two volumes, expanded to three in 1926
  • Bird Haunts and Nature Memories. Frederick Warne & Co, 1922
  • Birds and their Young
  • Life of the Wayside and Woodland
  • Birds at Home and Abroad
  • Life of Birds
  • Bird and Other Nature Problems. Frederick Warne & Co, 1931
  • Cheshire – Traditions and History
  • The Mammalian Fauna of Cheshire

Contributions to The ZoologistEdit

T.A. Coward contributed the following articles to The Zoologist:

  • —— (1897). "Lesser Shrew in Anglesea". The Zoologist. 4th series, vol 1 (issue 673, July—section 'Notes and Queries'): 326–327. 

Country Diary columns in The GuardianEdit

T.A. Coward contributed the following columns to The Guardian:

About T.A. Coward and his writingsEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1933, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.