Wintering: A Season With Geese

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Wintering: A Season With Geese

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Publisher :   Elliott & Thompson Limited
ISBN :   9781783965052
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   224
Size (mm) :   198x129x19
Weight (g) :   202

In the autumn of 2018 Stephen Rutt and his partner moved to a house near the Solway Firth in Dumfries. As they settled into their new home thousands of pink-footed geese were arriving on the Firth from the Arctic Circle to make it their winter home. And... Read more
In the autumn of 2018 Stephen Rutt and his partner moved to a house near the Solway Firth in Dumfries. As they settled into their new home thousands of pink-footed geese were arriving on the Firth from the Arctic Circle to make it their winter home. And so begins an extraordinary odyssey. From his new home in the north to further afield in wide open spaces of the south, Stephen traces the lives and habits of five of the most common species of goose in the UK. With an expert eye and clear, elegent prose he paints perfect portraits of these large, startling, garrulous and cooperative birds.