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A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring

by David Cobham, Bruce Pearson

foreword by Chris Packham

A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring
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This title offers unique and deeply personal insights into Britain's birds of prey and how they are faring today. The author delves into the history of these marvellous birds and talks in depth with the scientists and conservationists who are striving to safeguard them. He profiles the writers, poets, and filmmakers who have done so much to change the public's perception of birds of prey. However, although there are success stories, persecution is still rife, so much so that one bird of prey, the Hen Harrier, became extinct in England as a breeding bird in 2013.

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