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 booklet, acclaimed British filmmaker and naturalist David Cobham deals certain and deeply own insights into Britain's birds of prey and the way they're faring this present day. He delves into the background of those wonderful birds and talks intensive with the scientists and conservationists who're striving to defend them. In doing so, he profiles the writers, poets and filmmakers who've performed a lot to alter the public's belief of birds of prey. There are luck stories—five birds of prey that have been extinct became reestablished with potential populations—but persecution continues to be rife. that includes drawings by way of famed flora and fauna artist Bruce Pearson, this e-book 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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A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring (Princeton University Press (WILDGuides)) by David Cobham,Chris Packham,Bruce Pearson