Grass, Sky, Song: Promise And Peril In World Of Grassland Birds

Grass, Sky, Song: Promise And Peril In World Of Grassland Birds

Trevor Herriot

Readers, booksellers and literary judges alike fell in love with Trevor Herriot’s gorgeous debut ebook, River in a Dry Land. In his notable new paintings, he attracts on twenty years’ adventure as an observer of nature to bare the spirit of the grassland international, and the individuality of its birds. 

   Facing the loss of life of the very creatures that he has constantly trusted for his feel of domestic, Herriot units out to find why birds are disappearing and what, if whatever, we will be able to do to avoid wasting them. he's taking us out to neighborhood pastures the place a couple of prairie songbirds sing and nest, in addition to to the open rangeland the place doomed populations of burrowing owls and bigger sage-grouse hold to survival. In a story that's without delay profound, intimate and informative, we meet passionate chook researchers and go back and forth within the footsteps of 19th-century botanist John Macoun, the final naturalist to work out the good Plains in its pre-settlement grandeur.  

   In the spirit of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines, this arresting ebook fills the guts with ask yourself and divulges that any wish for the endangered wildness in North America’s heartland is determined by humans making the perfect choices—on farms, in legislatures and in board rooms, or even on the grocery store. fantastically illustrated with the author’s personal drawings, Grass, Sky, track awakens our senses to the distinction of all birds and demands a renewed bond among tradition and nature.

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