Grouse offers a fascinating insight into the natural history and biology of these birds, including aspects of their behaviour, the historical relevance of their names, the reasons behind population fluctuations and international conservation efforts. This edition is limited to 100 copies and exclusive to newnaturalists.com
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Book Description Collins, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Available for immediate dispatch from the UK. Both book and dust-jacket are in fine condition. SIGNED by both authors to the half-title page. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000011897