Close to birds : an intimate look at our feathered friends / photographs by Roine Magnusson ; text by Mats Ottosson and Åsa Ottosson ; translation by Kira Josefsson
Book | Roost Books | 2019 | First U.S. edition.

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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Description
xx, 251 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Note
Originally published in Swedish: Nåra fåglar (Stockholm, Sweden : Bonnier Fakta, 2017).
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Why birds? -- Goldcrest -- Common house martin -- Eurasian pygmy owl -- Eurasian blackbird -- Pheasant -- White wagtail -- Common sandpiper -- Mallard -- Great tit -- Common starling -- Eurasian blue tit -- Long-tailed tit -- Barnacle goose -- Great spotted woodpecker.
European robin -- House sparrow -- Thrush nightingale -- Eurasian nuthatch -- Common chaffinch -- Eurasian wren -- Western capercaillie -- Common wood pigeon -- Common gull -- Eurasian magpie -- European pied flycatcher -- Common redstart -- Eurasian bullfinch -- Bohemian waxwing -- Eurasian sparrowhawk -- European goldfinch -- Getting close to birds.
Summary
A stunning celebration of birds and why we love them. Gorgeous, close-up photographs highlight the magic in every feather, with enchanting essays about how birds touch our lives. Our lives intertwine with birds like no other wild creature. Every day birds warm our hearts, inspire our curiosity, and appeal to our sense of wonder. Close to Birds brings us even nearer to our feathered friends. The stunning and intimate photographs capture the beauty and detail of each bird's form, as well as their unique character and personality. The accompanying short essays share charming and often-hidden details from birds' lives. Discover why robins sing so early in the morning and learn the science behind the almost magical iridescence of mallard feathers. Close to Birds shares the irresistible joy and marvel of birds.
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Nåra fåglar. English
ISBN
9781611807103 (hardback : alk. paper)
1611807107 (hardback : alk. paper)
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