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The Spotted What!?

Biography / Memoir
By: John Clarke
72 pages, Col photos, illus
The Spotted What!?
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When a conservationist and wildlife adviser called John Clarke put a small and unobtrusive advertisement in a selection of parish magazines, the response was remarkable...

For eight years, John had been working on the remote and windswept Scottish island of Colonsay. Having returned to rural Worcestershire, his imagination was seized by the gradual disappearance of a small migrant bird, the Spotted Flycatcher.

Spurred by various sightings, John tramped the villages with his mirror-on-a-stick and documented his findings. This enchanting book, a blend of anecdote and actual scientific research, is the story of his quest for this endearing and elusive bird and of the characters who, fired by his enthusiasm, became so fervently involved in his project.

John's book is a tribute to the Spotted Flycatcher and may well help to halt its decline.

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Biography / Memoir
By: John Clarke
72 pages, Col photos, illus
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