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By Mike Unwin,David Tipling

ISBN-10: 0008206708

ISBN-13: 9780008206703

A specified selection of gorgeous pictures and special pics of over fifty of the main impressive owl species round the world.

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The much less we all know approximately anything, the extra we create a mythology round it. this can be very true for owls. almost always nocturnal, as a rule silent, and reliant at the section of shock of their assaults, they seldom come upon people, yet we've got nonetheless created an enormous physique of legend round those mysterious avians – for a few, they symbolise knowledge, for others they're the brokers of evil or harbingers of death.

Understanding those birds is a brilliant problem outstandingly met by way of award-winning usual background writer Mike Unwin and David Tipling, considered one of Britain’s most desirable photographers. Unwin, who has watched and favorite owls worldwide, captures the essence of every species, whereas explaining the original ordinary historical past that has made those silent assassins the simplest feathered predators of darkness. He describes a desirable diversity of breeding and searching behaviour, the bizarre calls that experience given upward push to lots superstition, and the cultural impression of owls worldwide. the beautiful variety of photos, taken and compiled by way of David Tipling, captures the great thing about every one species and the drama of the landscapes they inhabit.

At as soon as an research and a party, A Parliament of Owls seems at over fifty species of those infinitely interesting birds, from the Snowy Owl looking lemmings within the Arctic tundra to the rodent-eating Burrowing Owl of the dusty hollows underneath the South American pampas.

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