By Mike Unwin,David Tipling
A specified number of beautiful images and specific pictures of over fifty of the main notable 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. commonly nocturnal, commonly silent, and reliant at the component to shock of their assaults, they seldom come upon people, yet now we have 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 means of award-winning common historical past writer Mike Unwin and David Tipling, considered one of Britain’s most excellent photographers. Unwin, who has watched and renowned owls worldwide, captures the essence of every species, whereas explaining the original typical background that has made those silent assassins the best feathered predators of darkness. He describes a desirable variety of breeding and looking behaviour, the weird calls that experience given upward push to lots superstition, and the cultural influence of owls around the globe. the lovely variety of images, taken and compiled through David Tipling, captures the great thing about each one species and the drama of the landscapes they inhabit.
At as soon as an research and a party, A Parliament of Owls appears to be like 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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A Parliament of Owls by Mike Unwin,David Tipling