Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion for Birds download free [PDF and Ebook] by Bernd Brunner

Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion for Birds download free [PDF and Ebook] by Bernd Brunner year 2017
  • Book name: Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion for Birds
  • Author: Bernd Brunner
  • Release date: 2017/1/12
  • Publisher: GREYSTONE BOOKS,CANADA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781771642774
  • Rating: 8.51 of 10
  • Votes: 495
  • Review by: Vernon Jennings
  • Review rating: 9.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/6
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'An exquisitely beautiful book ...These stories about birds are ultimately reflections on the curious nature of humanity itself'- Helen Macdonald, author of H is for HawkThere is no denying that many people are crazy for birds. Packed with intriguing facts and exquisite and rare artwork, Birdmania showcases an eclectic and fascinating selection of bird devotees who would do anything for their feathered friends.In addition to well-known enthusiasts such as Aristotle, Charles Darwin, and Helen Macdonald, Brunner introduces readers to Karl Russ, the pioneer of 'bird rooms,' who had difficulty renting lodgings when landlords realized who he was; George Lupton, a wealthy Yorkshire lawyer, who commissioned the theft of uniquely patterned eggs every year for twenty years from the same unfortunate female guillemot who never had a chance to raise a chick; George Archibald, who performed mating dances for an endangered whooping crane called Tex to encourage her to lay; and Mervyn Shorthouse, who posed as a wheelchair-bound invalid to steal an estimated ten thousand eggs from the Natural History Museum at Tring.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H45M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Wildlife: Birds & Birdwatching, Natural History Books, Birds, Including Cage Birds, As Pets
  • Available formats: DOC, WORD, RTF, XPS, EPUB, TCR, TXT, PDF. Compressed in GZ, CHM, BZ, RAR, CPIO, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 37.58 USD
  • Dimensions: 159x235x35.56mm
  • Weight: 1,043.26g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Canada
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