Gods of the Morning: A Bird's-Eye View of a Changing World

Gods of the Morning: A Bird's-Eye View of a Changing World

by John Lister-Kaye


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681772110
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 09/27/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 823,723
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John Lister-Kaye is one of Britain's foremost naturalists and conservationists. He is the author of eight books on wildlife and the environment, including At the Water's Edge, and has lectured on three continents. He has served prominently in the RSPB, the Nature Conservancy Council, Scottish Natural Heritage and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. In 2003 he was awarded an OBE for services to nature conservation. He lives with his wife and family among the mountains of the Scottish Highlands, where he runs the world-famous Aigas Field Centre.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

1 Blackcap 5

2 That Time of Year 11

3 So Great a Cloud of Witnesses 31

4 And Then There Were Rooks 43

5 Prints in the Snow 61

6 A Swan for Christmas 77

7 The Day the Sun Stands Still 87

8 The Gods of High Places IOI

9 A Dog's Life 115

10 The Memory of Owls 135

11 The Long Wait 159

12 The Suns Rough Kiss 173

13 Buzzard 189

14 Comings and Goings 203

15 Nesting 215

16 Summer Night 235

17 A Day of Spiders 249

18 Gods of the Morning 261

19 Arthur and the Treecreeper 279

Acknowledgements 293

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