Mateship With Birds [Audiobook] download free by A. H. Chisholm

Mateship With Birds Audiobook download free by A. H. Chisholm
  • Listen audiobook: Mateship With Birds
  • Author: A. H. Chisholm
  • Release date: 2013/6/16
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781922070326
  • Rating: 7.14 of 10
  • Votes: 158
  • Review by: Aryan Neill
  • Review rating: 8.86 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Duration: 2H37M12S in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, MPC, WMA, AIFF, MP3, WAV, FLAC (compression RAR, ZIP, CBZ, BZ2, AZW3, RZ, TAR.BZ)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M50S (4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: With the original introduction by C.J. Dennis and a new foreword by Sean Dooley.Ninety years on, A.H. Chisholm's classic Mateship with Birds is still as fresh and inspirational as an early-morning walk in the bush, the air resounding with birdsong. His account of the secret lives of birds - their seasonal doings and their complex relationships - reflects his patient and detailed observations, and his deep enjoyment of the Australian bush and all its inhabitants.This is not just a book for bird-lovers. Chisholm's charming and often humorous prose reveals a man who loves words as well as birds. His style of writing and the historical photographs accompanying his text provide a gentle record of a period that already feels like `the old days'.But Chisholm wrote with an urgent message to the future. He could clearly see the threat that `the moving finger of Civilisation' posed to birdlife, and his account of the tragic demise of the Paradise Parrot ends with this passionate exhortation: `What are the bird-lovers of Australia going to do about this matter of vanishing Parrots? Surely it is a subject worthy of the closest attention of all good Australians.'With the reissuing of this book, we honour these words, and offer his delight in `the loveliest and the best of Nature's children' to a new generation.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Nostalgia: General, Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Wildlife: Birds & Birdwatching, Birds (ornithology)
  • Download servers: BitShare, Dropbox, FileServe, SendSpace, FreakShare. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, CBZ, BZ2, AZW3, RZ, TAR.BZ
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 18.02 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x210x22.86mm
  • Weight: 430.91g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Carlton North, Australia

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