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Gods of the morning : a bird's eye view of a Highland year

Author: John Lister-Kaye
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lyrical celebration of British birds that tracks a year in the wild from respected naturalist and conservationist John Lister-Kaye

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lister-Kaye
ISBN: 9781782114154 1782114157
OCLC Number: 907628745
Awards: Winner of Richard Jefferies Society Writers' Prize 2015 (UK)
Description: ix, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Blackcap --
That time of year --
So great a cloud of witnesses --
And then there were rooks --
Prints in the snow --
A swan for Christmas --
The day the sun stands still --
The gods of high places --
A dog's life --
The memory of owls --
The long wait --
The sun's rough kiss --
Buzzard --
Comings and goings --
Nesting --
Summer night --
A day of spiders --
Gods of the morning --
Arthur and the treecreeper.
Responsibility: John Lister-Kaye.

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I love this book. It quickens the heart with hope and wrests real beauty from keen observations of the natural world. If only we could all be as attentive to the life around us as John Lister-Kaye. Read more...

 
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