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Owls of the eastern ice : a quest to find and save the world's largest owl / Jonathan C. Slaght.

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Cambria County Library 598.97 S631o (Text) 85131001743732 CACM New Book In Transit -

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  • ISBN: 9780374228484
  • ISBN: 0374228485
  • Physical Description: 348 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A village named Hell -- The first search -- Winter life in Agzu -- The quiet violence of this place -- Down the river -- Chepelev -- Here comes the water -- Riding the last ice to the coast -- Village of Samarga -- The Vladimir Goluzenko -- The sound of something ancient -- A fish owl nest -- Where the mile markers end -- The banality of road travel -- Flood -- Preparing to trap -- A near miss -- The hermit -- Stranded on the Tunsha River -- An owl in hand -- Radio silence -- The owl and the pigeon -- Leap of faith -- The currency of fish -- Enter Katkov -- Capture on the Serebryanka -- Awful devils such as us -- Katkov in exile -- The monotony of failure -- Following the fish -- California of the east -- Terney County without filter -- Blakiston's fish owl conservation.
Summary, etc.:
"A young field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston's Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern Russia"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Slaght, Jonathan C. > Travel > Russia (Federation) > Russian Far East.
Blakiston's fish-owl > Russia (Federation) > Russian Far East.
Blakiston's fish-owl > Conservation > Russia (Federation) > Russian Far East.
Russian Far East (Russia) > Description and travel.
Genre: Travel writing.
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