Birds Of Heaven: Travels With Cranes

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Greystone Books, 2003 - Nature - 347 pages
In legend, cranes often figure as harbingers of heaven and omens of longevity and good fortune. The Birds of Heaven chronicles the author's many journeys on five continents in search of the 15 species of cranes. of color plates & maps. 12 illustrations.

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An intimate look into the seldom seen lives of one of the planet's oldest, rarest, and most iconic family of birds--the cranes. Matthiessen's book made me want to grab my binoculars and book flights ... Read full review

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