Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo” is Michael McCarthy’s attempt to bring to our attention the worrying and drastic decline in numbers of Spring migrants to Europe. It’s a noble and important message. But for me, the way he writes failed to hold my attention.
The Peregrine by J. A. Baker describes the daily comings and goings of a pair of peregrine falcons across the flat fen lands of Essex, England.
This is a really lovely story from start to finish of one man’s quest to see all 59 British butterflies in one summer.
British naturalist John Lister-Kaye is one my favorite nature writers and At the Water’s Edge is full of magical and insightful observations that characterized his earlier books: Nature’s Child and Song of the Rolling Earth.
Nature Cure describes well-known British naturalist and author Richard Mabey’s recovery from a severe depression.