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The Whooper Swan


Series: Poyser Monographs Volume: 72

By: Mark Brazil

512 pages, 14 col plates, b/w photos, line illus, figs, tabs, maps

T & AD Poyser Ltd (A & C Black)

Hardback | Nov 2003 | #140253 | ISBN: 071366570X
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About this book

First ever monograph on the Whooper Swan which is found in the northern Palearctic and has the most extensive range of all the world's seven swan species. Mark Brazil covers all aspects of its life and times and investigates its taxonomy, population, range and distribution, diet, breeding behaviour, migratory behaviour and longevity, as well as its role in the folklore and legend of the many countries where it occurs.

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Mark Brazil is an experienced field ornithologist, specialising in Japan and the Far East. He completed his PhD on the Whooper Swan and is the author of Birds of Japan (Helm) and various site guides to Japan.

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