Britain's Birds

Britain's Birds: A Treasury of Fact, Fiction and Folklore

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Natural World & Environment, Nature Guides, Birds
Hardback Published on: 03/03/2022
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The perfect gift for bird watchers.70 of Britain's birds – natural history facts, folklore and literary appearances.Packed with natural history facts, folklore and literary appearances for more than 70 of Britain's birds. A fascinating and charming guide that will make a perfect gift for anyone who loves birds and natural Britain. Did you know that according to legend blackbirds were originally white? Or that the number of times you hear a cuckoo determines how many children you'll have? Or that woodpeckers have special shock absorbers built into their beaks? Or that in 1958 a puffin was blown inland and knocked a man off his bicycle near Bromley? There are 40 beautiful custom illustrations in the book too, which will help beginners to identify the birds.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781911657149
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 560g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 142 x 28 mm

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Britain's Birds
Very sweet little book. Beautifully illustrated and very informative.
Ameena Davies