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Free download A Sky Full of Birds 105 'Prose from a poet and a personal take on the spectacles' Chris Packham author of Fingers in the Sparkle JarBritain is a nation of bird lovers However few of us fully appreciate the sheer scale variety and drama of our avian life From city centre hunters to vast flocks straight out of the Arctic wild. Matt Merritt is a poet and the editor of Bird Watching magazine and in this beautiful book he brings together his love of words and birds into one beautiful package I ve always liked birds too I do my best to tell magpies apart from currawongs and I d love to see an owl in flight one day I also love the collective nouns for birds murders of crows murmurations of starlings and exaltations of larks for example Matt Merritt writes with simple and lyrical elegance of his own fascination with gatherings of birds weaving in personal experience with uotations from a 10th century Anglo Saxon poem about wild swans Shakespeare Samuel Coleridge and other writers and poets Each chapter is a self contained essay about a different kind of bird so it s an easy book to pick up and read and then put down and leave for a while A lovely addition to my collection of books about the natural world

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Free download A Sky Full of Birds 105 Erness much loved dawn songsters to the exotic invaders of supermarket car parks a host of remarkable wildlife spectacles are waiting to be discovered right outside our front doorsIn A Sky Full of Birds poet and nature writer Matt Merritt shares his passion for birdwatching by taking us to some of th. Over the last few years I ve developed into an enthusiastic but very amateur bird watcher My other main hobby is photography and the two have fuelled one another Photographically bird watching is an expensive hobby because you can never have a long enough lens or a big enough piece of costly glass at the front of it But for the pure joy of bird watching all you need is warm clothes to protect you from the British weather and probably a pair of binocularsThis book is perfect for the amateur but keen British bird watcher Matt Merritt is not just a keen ornithologist but also a poet he writes joyfully and beautifully about a topic that he is clearly passionate about Even a non bird watcher who appreciates nature and good writing would I m sure enjoy this book I m less sure that a non British person would enjoy it as it is uintessentially and parochially British But I might be wrong about that given the uality of the writingMerritt takes us with him on a number of bird watching expeditions through the course of year when he visited some key sites of large gatherings of birds across the UK Along they way he discusses the behaviour of birds the unlikely origin of some of their names and without getting technical a bit of science thrown in for good measure now and thenI ve just handed my copy to my wife also keen fortunately as I m sure there can t be anything much worse than being married to a bird watcher if you are not interested yourself and told her she must read it If you are interested in birds at all or if you simply enjoy nature and good writing this is an excellent book to settle down with Academia Obscura years I ve developed into an enthusiastic but very amateur bird watcher My other main hobby is photography and the two have fuelled one another Photographically bird watching is an expensive hobby because Wide eyed and Legless Inside the Tour De France A Sportspages Book you can never have a long enough lens or a big enough piece of costly glass at the front of it But for the pure joy of bird watching all Il rogo di Berlino you need is warm clothes to protect The Nightingale Girls you from the British weather and probably a pair of binocularsThis book is perfect for the amateur but keen British bird watcher Matt Merritt is not just a keen ornithologist but also a poet he writes joyfully and beautifully about a topic that he is clearly passionate about Even a non bird watcher who appreciates nature and good writing would I m sure enjoy this book I m less sure that a non British person would enjoy it as it is uintessentially and parochially British But I might be wrong about that given the uality of the writingMerritt takes us with him on a number of bird watching expeditions through the course of A Certain Je Ne Sais uoi year when he visited some key sites of large gatherings of birds across the UK Along they way he discusses the behaviour of birds the unlikely origin of some of their names and without getting technical a bit of science thrown in for good measure now and thenI ve just handed my copy to my wife also keen fortunately as I m sure there can t be anything much worse than being married to a bird watcher if Pleins feux sur le tutu you are not interested Bogwoppit yourself and told her she must read it If Middle School The Worst Years of My Life you are interested in birds at all or if The Day Louis Got Eaten you simply enjoy nature and good writing this is an excellent book to settle down with

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Free download A Sky Full of Birds 105 E great avian gatherings that occur around the British isles – from ravens in Anglesey and raptors on the Wirral to Kent nightingales and Scottish capercallies By turns lyrical informative and entertaining he shows how natural miracles can be found all around us if only we know where to look for th. I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it to anyone who loves birds and reading about them Although the author is a very experienced birdwatcher he doesn t just write about rare or spectacular birds Really it s just about his love of birdwatching whether it s a blackbird in the garden a swan or something harder to find It is well written using accessible prose and it is full of interesting bits of information Here is a passage which sums it up for me These are what continue to delight me after getting on for forty years of birding More than that they astonish and delight me in the genuine sense of the word Even a sighting of a familiar bird a songthrush riffing from the top of the garden Rowan say feels like a gift once you take onto account that it had so many other places it could beThis is why I watch birds and read about them


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  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • A Sky Full of Birds
  • Matt Merritt
  • English
  • 20 July 2020
  • 9781846044793