The Swan

The Swan : A Natural History

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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 conservationshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 248 x 250 x 24mm | 1,179.33g
  • Merlin Unwin Books
  • Shropshire, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour photographs throughout
  • 1906122407
  • 9781906122409
  • 1,540,873