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By David Cobham,Chris Packham,Bruce Pearson

ISBN-10: 0691157642

ISBN-13: 9780691157641

ISBN-10: 0691175721

ISBN-13: 9780691175720

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 bargains detailed and deeply own insights into Britain's birds of prey and the way they're faring at the present time. He delves into the heritage of those awesome 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 a lot 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 plausible populations—but persecution continues to be rife. that includes drawings through famed natural world artist Bruce Pearson, this e-book finds why we needs to cherish and rejoice our birds of prey, and why we overlook them at our peril.

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