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By Eileen Rees

A fascinating and hugely readable monograph, showcasing one of many flagship species of wetland conservation in Britain to fabulous impact.

The arrival of hundreds of thousands of Bewick's Swans from their Arctic
breeding grounds to lakes and wetlands all through northern and eastern
Britain is an unforgettable sight. renowned between either birders and the
wider public, those based birds are one of the best-studied waterfowl
in the realm. starting with the paintings of the overdue Sir Peter Scott in
the Fifties, Britain's Bewick's were the topic of intensive
behavioural examine, whereas their inhabitants ecology has supplied a
similar concentration for learn. In Bewick's Swan, Eileen Rees tells
the tale of those birds in wealthy element. Rees discusses their biology
in complete, with sections on inhabitants and distribution, breeding
biology, wintering behaviour, meals and feeding ecology, taxonomy and
phylogeny, migration, and conservation; a lot unique study is
included, and there's common connection with the Bewick's sibling
subspecies, the Tundra Swan of North the United States. own recollections
from a life of learn weave in the course of the narrative, which is
illuminated via Dafila Scott's evocative illustrations.

"The top monograph of the yr, through an extended way." British Birds, Feb 2007

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