The involvement of humans with ducks, geese and swans has probably been closer than with any other group of birds, today and for several millenia past. This involvement, in its many aspects, is the theme of this compelling and readable account by an Assistant Director of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. Dr Kear ranges widely, from a summary of the taxonomy and natural history of wildfowl, through a history of domestication world wide, to wildfowling, decoys, conservation and captive breeding, conflicts with agriculture, and ...

Man and Wildfowl 2010, Poyser, London

ISBN-13: 9781408137628

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Man & Wildfowl 1997, T. & A. D. Poyser

ISBN-13: 9780856610554

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