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The Scottish Ospreys: From Extinction to Survival

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"Man has done his best, incredibly, to drive the osprey from the shores of Scotland. For over forty years the osprey was forced into exile and few ornithologists before the Second World War thought this magnificent bird would nest in the British Isles ever again. Philip Brown examines the reasons behind the senseless persecution in the nineteenth century and historical drawings are reproduced to emphasise the attitudes of the day. It wasn't until Operation Osprey was launched in the early 1950s, under the auspices of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, that a few dedicated pioneers began fervently to believe that the osprey would return."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Brown, P.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1979
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
190
Publisher:
Heinemann

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"Man has done his best, incredibly, to drive the osprey from the shores of Scotland. For over forty years the osprey was forced into exile and few ornithologists before the Second World War thought this magnificent bird would nest in the British Isles ever again. Philip Brown examines the reasons behind the senseless persecution in the nineteenth century and historical drawings are reproduced to emphasise the attitudes of the day. It wasn't until Operation Osprey was launched in the early 1950s, under the auspices of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, that a few dedicated pioneers began fervently to believe that the osprey would return."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Brown, P.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1979
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
190
Publisher:
Heinemann

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