The Swan: A Natural History (Hardcover)
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Stunning photographs illustrate our new natural history of the swan, this much-loved creature of beauty and grace. Professional photographer Malcolm Schuyl has studied the swan for decades - observing, researching and photographing it throughout its life-cycle. His lively and inspirational book covers the swan in all its stages: * natural history and behaviour: bathing, preening, moulting, sleeping * breeding and courtship: mating, nesting, incubation, hatching * raising their young * swan domestication and uses throughout history * the swan in literature, myth, music, superstition * swan conservation.