The House of Owls by Tony Angell

By Tony Angell

For 1 / 4 of a century, Tony Angell and his kin shared the amazing event of heavily watching pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting field open air the window in their woodland domestic. The journals within which the writer recorded his observations, and the alluring drawings he created, shape the center of this compelling book—a own account of an artist-naturalist’s existence with owls. Angell’s vast illustrations convey owls engaged in what owls do—hunting, relationship, elevating households, and exercise their inquisitive natures—and show his immeasurable admire for his or her mystery lives and daunting challenges.
 
Angell discusses the original features that distinguish owls from different fowl species and offers a desirable review of the influence owls have had on human tradition and inspiration. He additionally deals targeted clinical descriptions of the 19 species of owls present in North the USA, in addition to their shut family in different places. consistently emphasizing the interplay of people and owls, the writer affirms by way of his personal instance the ability of those birds either to beguile and to inspire.

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