The Barn Owl Second Edition
With its heart-shaped face, buff back and wings and pure white underparts, the Barn Owl is a distinctive and much-loved bird of the countryside. Widely distributed across the British Isles and indeed the world, this species has suffered a serious decline over the past fifty years as a result of the degradation of formerly prey-rich habitats in the face of intensive agricultural practices. This new and completely revised edition of a classic Poyser monograph brings the Barn Owl story completely up to date. Written by the same authors - who remain the voices of authority on the species - "The Barn Owl" provides a fascinating record of the ebb and flow of this owl's fortunes, along with the standard Poyser treatment of breeding biology, evolution, distribution, feeding ecology and demographics. c320 pages.
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