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The Meaning of Birds

Barnes Simon

9781784970703

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $39.99
Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781784970703
Published: September 2016

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One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help us understand the world we live in.

One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help us understand the world we live in. As well as exploring how birds achieve the miracle of flight; why birds sing; what they tell us about the seasons of the year and what their presence tells us about the places they inhabit, The Wisdom of Birds muses on the uses of feathers, the drama of raptors, the slaughter of pheasants, the infidelities of geese, and the strangeness of feeling sentimental about blue tits while enjoying a chicken sandwich. From the mocking-birds of the Galapagos who guided Charles Darwin toward his evolutionary theory, to the changing patterns of migration that alert us to the reality of contemporary climate change, Simon Barnes explores both the intrinsic wonder of what it is to be a bird - and the myriad ways in which birds can help us understand the meaning of life.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781784970703
Published: September 2016

Number of pages: 208
Width: 140 mm
Height: 215 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Head of Zeus

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