The Kingdom of the Eagle
A breathtaking insight into the lives of two superlative predators, the Golden Eagle and White-tailed Eagle. This title is filled with award winning photographer Brutus Ostling's magnificent photographs of these birds, taken mainly in their subarctic haunts in northern Scandinavia.
- ISBN: 9781408107041
- Author(s): Brutus Ostling
- Stock Code: 8107041
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs
- Pages: 160
- Published: 2008
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When writer and intrepid traveller Sarah Woods set about discovering the jungles of Central and South America, her quest – to catch sight of one of the few last breeding pairs of Harpy Eagles – took her into some of the most remote tangles of vine-knotted jungles on the planet. In Panama's rain-soaked Chiriquí highlands, she navigated seemingly impassable trails with a machete to reach Quetzals with resplendent jewel tone plumage.
She met the albino 'moon children' of Kuna Yala, swam in the Panama Canal, encountered left-wing guerrillas at the heart of Colombia's five-decade conflict, and witnessed the Amazonian shape-shifting beliefs of the jungle afterlife. Sarah survived landslides, crash landings, mammoth floods and culture clashes in mysterious untrodden lands, learning much about aspects of herself from the incredible wildlife and tribal peoples she encountered – arguably her biggest journey.
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As a young child, Sarah Woods imagined going on epic voyages to exotic, illusory lands filled with bizarre creatures, intoxicating rhythms, vibrant colours and other-worldly forests. As soon as she was old enough she packed a bag and set off to see the world for real, leaving friends and family behind to fulfil her childhood dreams. Sarah's intrepid travels on the trail of iconic wildlife took her through some of the toughest terrain imaginable, and led to encounters with extraordinary indigenous people of the forest, with whom she experienced kindnesses and cultures beyond her wildest dreams.This book tells the incredible story of one woman's adventure into the heart of the rainforest.