A natural history of The Swan, stunning photographs illustrate this book about a 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 and their future
A book to delight and educate.