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Owls : A Guide to Every Species - Anna Claybourne

Owls

A Guide to Every Species

Hardcover Published: 1st October 2016
ISBN: 9781782404040
Number Of Pages: 256

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Owls brings together full descriptions and distribution maps for all 225 owl species in the world, illustrated with stunning colour photographs.

The charm and mystique of owls resonates through human history. From ancient myth and superstition to the most popular modern children's stories, these beautiful, deadly birds are harbingers of good and bad news, icons of fear and wisdom, and powerful sidekicks of magic-makers. Yet uncovering the reality of their lives is a tremendous challenge, as most are nocturnal and many extremely secretive. New species are still being discovered, as are new insights into the habits of even the most familiar species.

About the Author

Marianne Taylor (California, USA) is a freelance writer, illustrator, photographer and editor. She worked for seven years in natural history publishing, and her particular interest in owls was sparked by a period in 2005 working with bird ringers studying Ural, Tengmalm's and Eagle Owls in the forests of Sweden. She has written on a range of natural history subjects and her previous books include the RSPB British Birds of Prey.

Industry Reviews

"Not only is the book superbly written with stunning photography, it also has a few surprises hidden within..." * The Book Bag * "Marianne profiles all known owl species with descriptions and spectacular photos!" * Country Living *

ISBN: 9781782404040
ISBN-10: 178240404X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 2016
Publisher: The Ivy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.0 x 22.5  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.12

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