Britain's Birds: A Treasury of Fact, Fiction and Folklore

Hardback

The perfect gift for bird watchers.

70 of Britain's birds – natural history facts, folklore and literary appearances.

Packed with natural history facts, folklore and literary appearances for more than 70 of Britain's birds. A fascinating and charming guide that will make a perfect gift for anyone who loves birds and natural Britain. Did you know that according to legend blackbirds were originally white? Or that the number of times you hear a cuckoo determines how many children you'll have? Or that woodpeckers have special shock absorbers built into their beaks? Or that in 1958 a puffin was blown inland and knocked a man off his bicycle near Bromley? 

There are 40 beautiful custom illustrations in the book too, which will help beginners to identify the birds.

RRP: £12.99

ISBN

978-1-911657-14-9

Publication Date

03-03-2022

Format

Hardback

Pages

240 pages

Dimensions

142x198mm

Product Description

The perfect gift for bird watchers.

70 of Britain's birds – natural history facts, folklore and literary appearances.

Packed with natural history facts, folklore and literary appearances for more than 70 of Britain's birds. A fascinating and charming guide that will make a perfect gift for anyone who loves birds and natural Britain. Did you know that according to legend blackbirds were originally white? Or that the number of times you hear a cuckoo determines how many children you'll have? Or that woodpeckers have special shock absorbers built into their beaks? Or that in 1958 a puffin was blown inland and knocked a man off his bicycle near Bromley? 

There are 40 beautiful custom illustrations in the book too, which will help beginners to identify the birds.

Author

Jo Woolf and National Trust Books