The Glitter in the Green: In Search of Hummingbirds

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Product Details

Price
$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
Basic Books
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781541618190

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About the Author

Jon Dunn is a natural history writer, photographer, and wildlife tour leader. His writing has appeared in a number of magazines, including BBC Wildlife. He is the author of three previous books, including Orchid Summer. He lives on his croft on the remote Shetland Islands.

Reviews

"Dunn chronicles his travels from his home in the Shetland Islands to the Americas in search of this alluring bird.... A mesmerizing, wonder-filled nature study that also serves as a cautionary tale about wildlife conservation."--Kirkus
"Natural history writer Dunn takes readers on a wondrous globe-trotting pilgrimage to seek out hummingbirds as their populations are threatened... Dunn's vivid prose, balanced with just the right amount of detail, will captivate birders and non-birders alike."--Publishers Weekly
"More than just an observant birdwatcher, Jon Dunn is a talented traveler and writer, capturing just the right details of people and place to make his hummingbird odyssey come alive. The Glitter in the Green is a vivid exploration of a dazzling subject."
--Thor Hanson, author of Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees