The Swan: A Natural History

The Swan: A Natural History

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By (author) Malcolm Schuyl

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  • Publisher: Merlin Unwin Books
  • Format: Hardback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 245mm x 245mm x 23mm | 1,111g
  • Publication date: 10 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Shropshire
  • ISBN 10: 1906122407
  • ISBN 13: 9781906122409
  • Illustrations note: colour photographs throughout
  • Sales rank: 981,519

Product description

Stunning photographs illustrate our new natural history of the swan, this much-loved creature of beauty and grace. Professional photographer Malcolm Schuyl has studied the swan for decades - observing, researching and photographing it throughout its life-cycle. His lively and inspirational book covers the swan in all its stages: * natural history and behaviour: bathing, preening, moulting, sleeping * breeding and courtship: mating, nesting, incubation, hatching * raising their young * swan domestication and uses throughout history * the swan in literature, myth, music, superstition * swan conservation

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