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The Book of the Barn Owl (Paperback)

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Few of us know what goes on after dark, underneath the moon. Sally Coulthard shines a light on the barn owl, one of the most mesmerising and elusive icons of the countryside.

'Fascinating insights... An endearing book for lovers of the barn owl' Daily Mail

'Enjoyable and lyrical... enhanced by Vanessa Lubach's arresting lino prints' Country Life

'Packs in everything the amateur nature enthusiast would want to know' Yorkshire Life

'This is a gorgeous little book' Permaculture Magazine

With its heart-shaped face and silent, graceful flight, the barn owl regularly tops the nation's list of favourite birds. But how much do we really know about this sublime tenant of the night?

Here, bestselling author Sally Coulthard shines a light on the barn owl. Full of fascinating insights, conservation advice and the latest research, this affectionate and timely guide also tells the story of a barn owl's early life – from first pip of the shell to leaving the nest – a fascinating time in this captivating creature's journey.

About the Author


Sally Coulthard is a bestselling author of books about natural history and rural life including The Barn, A Short History of the World According to Sheep, The Book of the Earthworm, The Hedgehog Handbook and over twenty more titles. She lives on a Yorkshire smallholding which she shares with her husband, three girls and an assortment of unruly animals.

Praise For…


“A beautifully written book about a beautiful bird. Fact-filled, yet totally engaging” —David Ramsden MBE, Barn Owl Trust

“An enjoyable and lyrical read, enhanced by Vanessa Lubach's arresting lino prints, which really bring the book to life” —Country Life

“Looks set to be a bestseller... Beautifully illustrated and full of fascinating insights” —Yorkshire Post

“Sally Coulthard brings us another immensely readable biography of British Isles fauna... This little book packs in everything the amateur nature enthusiast would want to know about one of Britain's most thrilling nocturnal creatures” —Yorkshire Life

“With fascinating insights and tips on how to attract them... This is an endearing book for lovers of the barn owl” —Daily Mail

“Coulthard's style is never less than effortlessly readable, and it is a measure of the delicacy of her touch that she is successfully able to marry the poetry of Edward Thomas with the rigorous research of a scientific study” —Yorkshire Times



Product Details
ISBN: 9781803289335
ISBN-10: 1803289333
Publisher: Apollo
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English