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A life of ospreys

Author: Roy H Dennis
Publisher: Dunbeath : Whittles Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story, not only of the osprey, but of the osprey watcher, following the bird's fortunes in Scotland, seeing its numbers rise from that single pair in the 1950s to close to 200 pairs today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dennis, Roy H.
Life of ospreys
(DLC) 2008425795
(OCoLC)192011899
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy H Dennis
ISBN: 9781849950831 1849950830
OCLC Number: 932626748
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 211 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits
Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Famous places, special birds; 3. Recolonisation of Scotland; 4. The history of the osprey in the British Isles; 5. The breeding and ecology of the osprey; 6. Migration, ringing and satellite tracking; 7. Ospreys as individuals; 8. Threats to ospreys; 9. Conservation of the ospreys; 10. The return of the osprey to England and Wales; 11. A world of ospreys; 12. Where and how to see ospreys; Appendix: osprey miscellany; Recommended reading.
Responsibility: Roy Dennis.
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Tells the story not only of the osprey, and of the osprey watcher, following the bird's fortunes in Scotland, seeing its numbers rise from that single pair in the 1950s to close to 200 pairs. From a  Read more...

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'...The book is stuffed full of photos and personal anecdotes, and it all makes for a highly readable account of one of our best-loved birds.' - Birds Illustrated 'So the book is part diary, part Read more...

 
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