Flights of Fancy
Birds in Myth, Legend and SuperstitionBook - 2008
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From the back cover of the 2009 softcover version from Arrow books:
[italics]Why were barnacle geese once classified as fish?
When were kingfisher feathers used as love charms?
Where are wren hunts an annual tradition?[/italics]
[italics]Flights of Fancy[/italics] is an endlessly browsable guide to the fascinating stories and bizarre superstitions that surround some of the world's best-loved birds. Ranging from a traditional Italian account of how the nightingale learned to sing to an exploration of the Welsh belief that eagles bree storms on Mount Snowdon, it's the perfect bedside companion for every birdwatcher.
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