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A Sky Full of Birds

In Search of Murders, Murmurations and Britain’s Great Bird Gatherings

By Matt Merritt
13-minute read
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A Sky Full of Birds: In Search of Murders, Murmurations and Britain’s Great Bird Gatherings by Matt Merritt

A Sky Full of Birds (2016) is a celebration of birdlife in Britain. These blinks offer fascinating insights into mating rituals and migration patterns and explain the cultural significance of murmurations, murders, swan songs, and more.

  • British birdwatchers keen to know more about their local wildlife
  • Avian enthusiasts interested in what the United Kingdom has to offer
  • Readers curious about the role of birds in British culture

Matt Merritt is an acclaimed poet and birdwatcher whose work has been published in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia. Merritt is the editor of Bird Watching Magazine and poetry editor of the literary magazine Under the Radar.

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