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The Resource Corvus : a life with birds, Esther Woolfson

Corvus : a life with birds, Esther Woolfson

Label
Corvus : a life with birds
Title
Corvus
Title remainder
a life with birds
Statement of responsibility
Esther Woolfson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letting her experience speak for itself, Woolfson likens the fears and foibles of corvids to those of humans, taking into account the science of bird intelligence, evolution, song, and flight while also highlighting their big personalities and capacity for affection
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woolfson, Esther
Dewey number
598.864
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corvidae
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Wild birds as pets
  • Woolfson, Esther
  • Authors, Scottish
  • Bird owners
Label
Corvus : a life with birds, Esther Woolfson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Granta Publications, c2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-321) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Beginnings. Before birds -- The doves -- Le jour de gloire -- Madame Chickeboumskaya -- pt. 2. Life with corvids. The hole in the kitchen wall -- The black airts -- Spike -- The pleasure of the bath -- If men had wings- -- A few ticks of the clock -- Conversations with a magpie on the nature of consciousness -- pt. 3. Bird seasons. Winter -- Spring in the House of Rooks -- Bird music -- Ravens -- Of flight and feathers -- Ziki
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
337 p.
Isbn
9781582434773
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn251195168
  • (OCoLC)251195168
Label
Corvus : a life with birds, Esther Woolfson
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Granta Publications, c2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-321) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Beginnings. Before birds -- The doves -- Le jour de gloire -- Madame Chickeboumskaya -- pt. 2. Life with corvids. The hole in the kitchen wall -- The black airts -- Spike -- The pleasure of the bath -- If men had wings- -- A few ticks of the clock -- Conversations with a magpie on the nature of consciousness -- pt. 3. Bird seasons. Winter -- Spring in the House of Rooks -- Bird music -- Ravens -- Of flight and feathers -- Ziki
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
337 p.
Isbn
9781582434773
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn251195168
  • (OCoLC)251195168

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