Birds: Myth, Lore and Legend

Birds: Myth, Lore and Legend

Why are owls regarded either as wise or as harbingers of doom? What gave rise to the fanciful belief that storks bring babies? Why is the eagle associated with victory or the hummingbird with paradise?

The answers are here in this new and engaging book. By re-telling the many legends, beliefs, proverbs and predictions associated with more than 80 birds from many nations, it brings into focus the close Â? and often ancient Â? links between humans and these remarkable… (more)