A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey by David Cobham,Chris Packham,Bruce Pearson

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 deals distinct and deeply own insights into Britain's birds of prey and the way they're faring this day. He delves into the background of those superb birds and talks intensive with the scientists and conservationists who're striving to protect them. In doing so, he profiles the writers, poets and filmmakers who've performed a lot to alter the public's conception of birds of prey. There are good fortune stories—five birds of prey that have been extinct became reestablished with plausible populations—but persecution remains to be rife. that includes drawings by way of famed natural world artist Bruce Pearson, this ebook finds why we needs to cherish and have a good time our birds of prey, and why we overlook them at our peril.

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