The Seabird's Cry
The Lives and Loves of the Planet's Great Ocean VoyagersBook - 2018
Seabirds have always entranced the human imagination and NYT best-selling author Adam Nicolson has been in love with them all his life: for their mastery of wind and ocean, their aerial beauty and the unmatched wildness of the coasts and islands where every summer they return to breed. The seabird’s cry comes from an elemental layer in the story of the world. Over the last couple of decades, modern science has begun to understand their epic voyages, their astonishing abilities to navigate for tens of thousands of miles on featureless seas, their ability to smell their way towards fish and home. Only the poets in the past would have thought of seabirds as creatures riding the ripples and currents of the entire planet, but that is what the scientists are seeing now today.
Publisher: New York : A John Macrae book, Henry Holt and Company, 2018
Edition: First U.S. edition
Characteristics: 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm