The Swan

The Swan

by Malcolm Schuyl

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A Natural History

A Natural History

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 and their future

A book to delight and educate.

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Illustrations:
190 Colour photographs

Pages:
224

Published:
Thu, May 10, 2012

ISBN:
9781906122409