Desmond Nethersole-Thompson,Maimie Nethersole-Thompson's Greenshanks (Poyser Monographs) PDF

By Desmond Nethersole-Thompson,Maimie Nethersole-Thompson

Desmond Nethersole-Thompson has been learning his favorite chook, the greenshank Tringa nebularia, on account that may well 1932. This e-book, released in 1976, owes a lot to the curiosity, nearly an obsession, of the Nethersole-Thompson family members. the 2 women and 4 boys, in addition to either mom and dad, now paintings as a group within the wild and lovely north-west Highlands of Scotland. Greenshanks has drawn seriously at the team's box notebooks. within the gneiss nation of Sutherland, so diverse from the woodland toilets of Spey Valley, Fennoscandia and the Soviet Union, they've got really targeting the greenshank's monitors and breeding, nutrition and feeding behaviour and its striking voice. There should be few long term tasks on waders to equivalent this made via the Nethersole-Thompsons, and there are worthwhile expert contributions by way of different eminent ornithologists. Greenshanks is an enormous contribution to poultry experiences and takes its position beside Desmond Nethersole-Thompson's 4 prior monographs. The illustrations in color and monochrome by way of Donald Watson have the entire veracity and surroundings that one has come to count on of this proficient artist.

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