By David Cobham,Chris Packham,Bruce Pearson
Britain is domestic to 15 species of breeding birds of prey, from the hedgerow-hopping Sparrowhawk to the breathtaking White-tailed Eagle. during this handsomely illustrated ebook, acclaimed British filmmaker and naturalist David Cobham bargains certain and deeply own insights into Britain's birds of prey and the way they're faring this day. He delves into the heritage of those fantastic birds and talks extensive with the scientists and conservationists who're striving to guard them. In doing so, he profiles the writers, poets and filmmakers who've performed lots to alter the public's notion of birds of prey. There are luck stories—five birds of prey that have been extinct became reestablished with manageable populations—but persecution continues to be rife. that includes drawings via famed natural world artist Bruce Pearson, this e-book finds why we needs to cherish and have fun our birds of prey, and why we overlook them at our peril.
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A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring (Princeton University Press (WILDGuides)) by David Cobham,Chris Packham,Bruce Pearson