When Alex Preston
was 15, he stopped being a birdwatcher. His love of birds didn't disappear though. Rather, it went underground, and he began birdwatching in the books that he read. As Kingfishers Catch Fire
is a book which marvels at the way that authors have captured the endless grace and variety of birds.
Owls have captivated the human imagination for millennia. We have fixated on this night hunter as predator, messenger, emblem of wisdom or portent of doom. From the British Isles to the frosted borders of the Arctic, Miriam Darlington’s Owl Sense will change the way you think of this magnificent creature.