Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks: The How and Why of Bird Names

by Reedman, Ray
Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks: The How and Why of Bird Names
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Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks: The How and Why of Bird Names

by Reedman, Ray

Format: Hardcover

Code: 14671

Condition: New

Edition: First edition

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Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks uncovers the stories behind the incredible diversity of bird names, explains what many scientific names actually mean and takes a look at the history of the system by which we name birds. Ray Reedman explores the natural history and folklore behind bird names, in doing so unlocking the mystery of the name Scoter, the last unexplained common name of a British bird species.

ISBN: 9781784270926

Publisher: Pelagic Publishing

Year of Publication: 2016

Page Count: 292

Shipping Weight: 2.25