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Bird Words: Poetic Images of Wild Birds

By: Hugh David Loxdale

80 pages, no illustrations

Brambleby Books

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #152012 | ISBN: 0954334736
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £5.99 $8/€7 approx

About this book

Selection of 50 poems on birds. Many species are written about including the blackbird, sparrow, pigeon, magpie, hummingbirdswan, albatross and duck.

"A paperback of poems by a poet and professional biologist, reminding us that wild birds continue to inspire and delight in a host of different ways." Rob Hume, RSPB

"This delightful book highlights the importance of birds to the British psyche." Nick Carter, Director of Development, British Trust for Ornithology

'A paperback of poems by a poet and professional biologist, reminding us that wild birds continue to inspire and delight in a host of different ways.' Rob Hume, RSPB


Contents

At the Waters Edge; Birds of Marsh and Lake; Blackbirds Song; Blackcap; The Bullfinch; Caribbean Swallows; Reluctant Spring; Dawn Chorus; Dippers; Dont Shoot the Coot; Fat Wood Pigeons; For the Birds; Frigate Birds; Green Mood Bird and the Herald of Spring; Hummingbirds; Land of Song; Little Tern; Magpies; May; Music of the Finches; The Peacock; Pearly-Eyed Thrasher; Peregrine; Seagulls; Skylark 1; Skylark 2; Song Thrush Song; Starlings; Stars in the Western Sky; Swallows; Swifts; The Cuckoo; The Dunnock; The Gathering; The Known Bird (Lament for a black songster); The Wren; The Rain and the Wrens; The Swan; At the Threshold of Spring; Unknown Heroes; Wandering Albatross; Weather for Ducks; Ode to a Great Crested Grebe; Bird Words? ; Winter Visitors; Birds and Trees; Evening; The Black Redstart; The Song Thrush and the Sycamore; Six White Swans


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Biography

A paperback of poems by a poet and professional biologist, reminding us that wild birds continue to inspire and delight in a host of different ways. - Rob Hume, RSPB

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