Beautiful Owls

Portraits of Arresting Species from Around the World

Beautiful Owls Portraits of Arresting Species from Around the World
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Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781908005977
Publisher: Ivy Press
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From Minervas sacred companion to the intellectual leader of 100 Acre Wood in Winnie the Pooh, these most mysterious members of the kingdom of birds have long been revered as feathery embodiments of wisdom and vigilance, as well as admired for their breathtaking beauty. With 40 gorgeous portraits, Beautiful Owls takes the best of the strigiform family, offering up such stunning examples as the Abyssinian Eagle, the Sunda Scops, and the adorable Pygmy Burrowing Owl, every one shown in stunning high-definition detail.

The author

Marianne Taylor (California, USA) is a freelance writer, illustrator, photographer and editor. She worked for seven years in natural history publishing, and her particular interest in owls was sparked by a period in 2005 working with bird ringers studying Ural, Tengmalm’s and Eagle Owls in the forests of Sweden. She has written on a range of natural history subjects and her er previous books include the RSPB British Birds of Prey.

Andrew Perris has tackled a wide range of challenging commissions during the 20 years he has worked as a photographer. These include photographing champion breeds at agricultural and poultry shows for Beautiful Pigs, Beautiful Chickens and Beautiful Ducks. His numerous corporate and advertising clients include Virgin, Sainsbury’s, Parker Pens, P&O Ferries and Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9781908005977
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
Size: 9.843 in x 8.268 in / 250 mm x 210 mm
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