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The Life of the Robin
  • ISBN: 9781843681304
  • Pages: 304
  • Illustrations: Robert Gillmor
  • Publisher: Pallas Athene
  • Binding : Paperback

The Life of the Robin

David Lack

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The robin was hardly understood when David Lack – Britain’s most influential ornithologist – started his scientific observations.

The Life of the Robin is a landmark in natural history, not just for its discoveries, but because of its approachable style, sharpened with an acute wit. David Lack established that robins sing to defend their territory; that males will fight to the death but will also feed injured opponents; that couples will court and mate but then ignore each other.

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