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Looking for the Goshawk free pdf The book traces Conor Jameson's travels in search of the Goshawk, a magnificent yet rarely seen (in Britain at least) raptor. Each episode of the narrative arises from personal experience, investigation, and the unearthing of information from research, exploration and conversations. The journey takes him from an encounter with a stuffed Goshawk in a glass case, through travels into supposed Goshawk territories in Britain, to Berlin - where he finds the bird at ease in the city. Why, he wants to know, is the bird so rarely seen in Britain? He explores the politics of birdwatching, the sport of falconry and the impact of persecution on the recent history of the bird in Britain and travels the length of Britain, through central Europe and the USA in search of answers to the goshawk mystery. Throughout his journey he is inspired by the writings of T H White who told of his attempts to tame a Goshawk in his much-loved book. It's a gripping tale on the trail of a most mysterious and charismatic bird.

About Conor Mark Jameson

Conor Jameson works for the RSPB and has contributed to numerous wildlife magazines including the RSPB's Birds magazine and BBC Wildlife. In 2010 he won the BBC Wildlife Nature Writer of the Year award with his article, Phantom about an encounter with a Goshawk in Berlin. His first book Silent Spring Revisited was published by Bloomsbury in spring 2012. He is currently working on a book about the collapse of the Asian vulture population and the efforts being made to save the bird.

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Author : Conor Mark Jameson
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Data Published : 21 May 2015
ISBN : 147292259X
EAN : 9781472922595
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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