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

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 e-book, acclaimed British filmmaker and naturalist David Cobham deals specific and deeply own insights into Britain's birds of prey and the way they're faring this day. He delves into the heritage of those marvelous birds and talks extensive with the scientists and conservationists who're striving to defend them. In doing so, he profiles the writers, poets and filmmakers who've performed lots to alter the public's notion of birds of prey. There are luck stories—five birds of prey that have been extinct became reestablished with attainable populations—but persecution continues to be rife. that includes drawings by way of famed flora and fauna artist Bruce Pearson, this publication finds why we needs to cherish and have fun our birds of prey, and why we overlook them at our peril.

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