Owling: Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night
List price £14.99
- Hardback (BB)
- 05 Mar 2019
- 120 pages - 279 x 279 x 15mm
From the Snowy Owl of Harry Potter fame to Winnie-the-Pooh’s beloved friend Owl, this wide-eyed bird of the night has found its way into young hearts and imaginations everywhere. Owling invites young readers to learn about the fascinating lives, behaviour, and character of real-life owls. Wildlife photojournalist and nature educator Mark Wilson presents a one-of-a-kind look into the dark and mysterious world of the owl with his spectacular photographs of 19 prominent owls of North America. Dramatic images of them nesting, flying, hunting, and catching prey are accompanied by information about the birds’ silent flight, remarkable eyes and ears, haunting calls, and fascinating night life. Kids will learn how to spot owls; identify their calls, tracks, and pellets; and even carry on a hooting conversation with a nearby owl.
In this book for young readers and nature enthusiasts, award-winning wildlife photo journalist and longtime owl expert Mark Wilson brings the secret lives of owls to life, with close-up photographs, fascinating facts, and species profiles.