by Chris Mead
Illustrated by Guy Troughton, Mark Hancox
Part of the The British Natural History Collection series
This amazingly informative book has now been redesigned and republished as the first volume in The British Natural History Collection.
Sadly Chris Mead died in 2003 so the original text has been brought right up to date by his former colleague and friend Mike Toms.Now includes colour photographs.
A feature of the book is the beautiful and accurate line drawings and cartoons by renowned wildlife artist Guy Troughton.
This special edition also features an eight-page gallery of stunning colour images by bird photographer Mark Hancox including his photograph of a Short-eared Owl, winner of the Bird-Guides Photo of the Year 2010 competition.Owls reveals all sorts of curious and unexpected facts about the owls found in Britain, and also some oddities about those species found elsewhere.
The book gives readers helpful advice on how to observe and count their local owls and how to assist in protecting them.
It even has a section on the design and construction of nest-boxes and where best to position them.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 152 pages, Colour photographs, b&w line illustrations, cartoons, maps
- Publisher: Whittet Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/07/2011
- Category: Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
- ISBN: 9781873580837