"An utter delight" - Jennifer Tetlow. Renowned nature writer Jim Crumley gets up close and personal with some of Britain's most iconic and loved animals - here, the barn owl. With his inimitable passion and vision, Jim describes some of his most memorable encounters with British wildlife - and reveals the startling ways they continually adapt to the relentless encroachment of humans on their habitats. The Encounters in the Wild series not only offers insights into their extraordinary lives, but also considers the conservation efforts to protect them and how the future looks for these much loved animals.
Number of pages: 64
Dimensions: 180 x 120 mm
"An utter delight. I cried more than once for the sheer beauty of the writing and descriptions of watching wildlife." - Jennifer Tetlow Praise for Jim Crumley: "the pre-eminent Scottish nature-writer" - The Guardian. "The most gifted writer where nature writing and mountain writing meet" - Jim Perrin for The Great Outdoors. "The best nature writer working in Britain today." - The Los Angeles Times. "Enthralling and often strident." - The Observer. "Tinglingly readable ... Crumley's distinctive voice carries you with him on his dawn forays and sunset vigils." - Sir John Lister-Kaye, The Herald. "Nature writing with passion, honesty, even poetry" - Scottish Review of Books. "Virtuoso writing" - BBC Countryfile.