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Swan Life By Mark Nicolaides
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“A touching, life affirming true story that grips you from the time they hatch, until moment they finally leave.” Swan Life is the heart-warming account of the trials and tribulations... More > experienced by a pair of mute swans, as they struggle to raise a family on Dorset’s River Stour. Gaining the complete trust of the birds, the author reveals rarely seen aspects of a swan’s life. Discover the extraordinary level care given to their young and the close relationship forged between the adults. Experience the tension as the family battles with a rival swan, along with the touching moment when the female bird buries one of her own dead cygnets. This is a unique book, it will give the reader a brand new insight into how the swan’s graceful nature often belies the tumultuous life they lead. This is not just a wildlife book though, it's a story of a parent's love, devotion and sacrifice. It will change the way you see these birds forever. “Unforgettable — one reading will not be enough.”< Less
Swans: Their Biology and Natural History By Paul Johnsgard
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The seven species of swans are an easily and universally recognized group of waterfowl, which have historically played important roles in the folklore, myths and legends in many cultures. Among the... More > largest of all flying birds, they have been used as symbols of royalty, grace and beauty, and largely for these reasons swans have only rarely been considered acceptable as targets for sport hunting. Swans occur on all continents but Africa, though most species are found in the temperate and arctic zones of North America and Eurasia. Swans are a long-lived species and are among the most strongly monogamous of birds, having prolonged pair and family bonds that influence their flocking and social behavior, and contribute to the overall high degree of human interest in them. This volume describes their distributions, ecology, social behavior, and breeding biology. Included are nine distribution maps, 19 drawings, 23 photographs by the author, and a bibliography of nearly 700 references.< Less
SWAN SONGS: An Inspirational Journey By Tami Barshaw-Kerr
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True Story: A Family of Mute Swan's Life Unfolds
Swans: Embodied Grace 2014 Calendar By Tina Hopkins
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This is a 2014 calendar composed of Swan photographs I have taken and made available for sale.
Ducks of the Pacific Northwest 2015 calendar By Cheryl Alexander
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Exquisite Duck 2015 calendar. 12 beautiful and unique migrant ducks. Original nature photography by Cheryl Alexander
Tom Hadley Wildlife Photography - 2012 Calendar By Tom Hadley
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A beautiful collection of wildlife images brought to you through the nature conservation work of UK wildlife photographer Tom Hadley Premium calendar - 13.5" x 19", coil binding , white... More > interior paper (100# weight) , full-colour interior ink< Less