Birds in a Village (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Birds in a Village (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by W. H. Hudson
     
 

In the wake of several books about the birds of South America, the eminent ornithologist turns his eye in this 1893 work to the fauna of a small village in his adopted country, England,. He catalogues fifty-nine different species of birds, and also records the lengths he went to (or heights he climbed) to observe the jay and the magpie, the wryneck and the cuckoo…  See more details below

Overview

In the wake of several books about the birds of South America, the eminent ornithologist turns his eye in this 1893 work to the fauna of a small village in his adopted country, England,. He catalogues fifty-nine different species of birds, and also records the lengths he went to (or heights he climbed) to observe the jay and the magpie, the wryneck and the cuckoo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464148
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
250
File size:
209 KB

Meet the Author

William Henry Hudson (1841–1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. He was born in Argentina of Anglo-American parents. His is best known for his novel Green Mansions, and for his non-fiction naturalist works. His travel narratives about his rambles around England helped foster the back-to-nature movement of the 1920s and 1930s.

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