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Author Name    MURTON R. K.:

Title   Man and birds (The New Naturalist 51)

Publisher    Collins 1971

Seller ID   22545

Hardback ISBN 0002131323 First edition. Slightly marked covers. Top page edges are foxed. Dustwrapper is covered with clearview film which is stuck to the rear of the dustwrapper. Illustrated 364 pages Dr. Murton begins with an entire outline of the earliest evidence of the impact of birds on man, and vice versa and of the ecological considerations involved. He then proceeds to describe in detail how men and birds affect each other in these islands - in food production, farming, forestry, horticulture, fishery, urban conditions and hygiene, sport and industry. He concludes with an account of the conservation issues involved - the need to preserve unique habitats and to protect bird life, beside the demands of crop protection and control of 'problem birds'. Wt 0.8 Kg Good (Good)

Ornithology Birds 0002131323

Price = 12.00 GBP

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