The village of Mark on the Somerset Levels is a watery wonderland, rich in wildlife: rooks and roe deer; sparrows and snowdrops; buzzards, badgers and butterflies; the iconic brown hare and the spectacular hummingbird hawk-moth.
As the year unfolds, Stephen Moss witnesses the landscape as it passes from deep snow to spring blossom, through the heat haze of summer to the chill winds of autumn; from the first hazel catkins to the swallows returning from Africa; from the sounds of the dawn chorus to the nocturnal mysteries of moths.
Wild Hares and Hummingbirds is both the story of a small corner of the West Country and a celebration of the natural world.
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- publication date: 29/09/2011
- ID: 9781409041672
- book language: en
- publisher: Random House
- publisher imprint: Vintage Digital
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