Birds Britannia

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Birds and bird lore provide a fascinating window onto our social and cultural history, and can tell us much about our changing relationship with the British landscape, our people, and society. In this book, Stephen Moss focusses on some of Britain's most beloved and charismatic birds. He explores their fascinating biology, and their place in the evolving culture and history of the British people. The author delves into the worlds of many birds, weaving their stories together to tell four very ...

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Overview

Birds and bird lore provide a fascinating window onto our social and cultural history, and can tell us much about our changing relationship with the British landscape, our people, and society. In this book, Stephen Moss focusses on some of Britain's most beloved and charismatic birds. He explores their fascinating biology, and their place in the evolving culture and history of the British people. The author delves into the worlds of many birds, weaving their stories together to tell four very different stories about the changing face of Britain.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007413447
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • Publication date: 6/20/2011
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Moss pursued a career in broadcasting and writing about birds and wildlife after studying English Literature at Cambridge. He is based at the BBC Natural History Unit at Bristol, where his series include Springwatch, Birding with Bill Oddie, and The Nature of Britain. He has also written a number of books, including A Bird in the Bush, and This Birding Life: The Best of The Guardian's Birdwatch Column.

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