Bestselling nature writer and author of The Robin, The Wren and The Swallow, Stephen Moss, masterfully narrates the lifecycle of the swan through the four seasons of the year. From the details of the swan's lifecycle, to its place in popular culture and literature across the centuries, and from old symbolism to modern myths, The Swan is a fascinating guide to Britain's largest and most elegant bird.
Stephen Moss is a naturalist, author and broadcaster. In a distinguished career at the BBC Natural History Unit his credits included Springwatch, Birds Britannia and The Nature of Britain. His books include The Wren, The Robin, Mrs Moreau’s Warbler and Wonderland. He is the President of the Somerset Wildlife Trust and a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Originally from London, he now lives with his wife and children on the Somerset Levels.