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The meaning of birds, Simon Barnes

Label
The meaning of birds
Title
The meaning of birds
Statement of responsibility
Simon Barnes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help us understand the world we live in. As well as exploring how birds achieve the miracle of flight; why birds sing; what they tell us about the seasons of the year and what their presence tells us about the places they inhabit, 'The Meaning of Birds' muses on the uses of feathers, the drama of raptors, the slaughter of pheasants, the infidelities of geese, and the strangeness of feeling sentimental about blue tits while enjoying a chicken sandwich. From the mocking-birds of the Galapagos who guided Charles Darwin toward his evolutionary theory, to the changing patterns of migration that alert us to the reality of contemporary climate change, Simon Barnes explores both the intrinsic wonder of what it is to be a bird - and the myriad ways in which birds can help us understand the meaning of life
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnes, Simon
Dewey number
  • 304.2'7
  • 304.27
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Environment and Ecology
Label
The meaning of birds, Simon Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781784970703
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781784970703
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
The meaning of birds, Simon Barnes
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781784970703
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781784970703
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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