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Author Cobham, David.

Title A Sparrowhawk's Lament : How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; Foreword; Introduction; The Sparrowhawk; The Osprey; The Honey Buzzard; The Red Kite; The White-tailed Eagle; The Marsh Harrier; The Hen Harrier; The Montagu's Harrier; The Goshawk; The Common Buzzard; The Golden Eagle; The Kestrel; The Merlin; The Hobby; The Peregrine Falcon; Conclusion; Further reading; Acknowledgements
Summary Britain is home to fifteen species of breeding birds of prey, from the hedgerow-hopping Sparrowhawk to the breathtaking White-tailed Eagle. In this handsomely illustrated book, acclaimed British filmmaker and naturalist David Cobham offers unique and deeply personal insights into Britain's birds of prey and how they are faring today. He delves into the history of these marvelous birds and talks in depth with the scientists and conservationists who are striving to safeguard them. In doing so, he profiles the writers, poets, and filmmakers who have done so much to change the public's percepti
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Subject Birds of prey -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Packham, Chris.
Pearson, Bruce.
ISBN 1400850215 electronic bk
9781400850211 electronic bk