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By Mike Unwin,David Tipling

A distinctive choice of wonderful photos and targeted pix of over fifty of the main outstanding owl species round the world.

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The much less we all know approximately anything, the extra we create a mythology round it. this can be very true for owls. almost always nocturnal, more often than not silent, and reliant at the component to shock of their assaults, they seldom come upon people, yet we've got nonetheless created an enormous physique of legend round those mysterious avians – for a few, they symbolise knowledge, for others they're the brokers of evil or harbingers of death.

Understanding those birds is a smart problem outstandingly met through award-winning traditional heritage writer Mike Unwin and David Tipling, certainly one of Britain’s ideal photographers. Unwin, who has watched and prominent owls worldwide, captures the essence of every species, whereas explaining the original ordinary background that has made those silent assassins the best feathered predators of darkness. He describes a desirable variety of breeding and searching behaviour, the weird calls that experience given upward push to rather a lot superstition, and the cultural influence of owls world wide. the beautiful diversity of photos, taken and compiled via David Tipling, captures the wonderful thing about every one species and the drama of the landscapes they inhabit.

At as soon as an research and a party, A Parliament of Owls seems to be at over fifty species of those infinitely attention-grabbing birds, from the Snowy Owl searching lemmings within the Arctic tundra to the rodent-eating Burrowing Owl of the dusty hollows underneath the South American pampas.

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