The Secret Life of the Mountain Hare


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The Secret Life of the Mountain Hare Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Sandstone Press ltd Pages: 208 Language: English ISBN: 9781913207267 Categories: , ,

This beautifully crafted hardback takes readers through four seasons in the life of the mountain hare. Featuring stunning photography by Andy Howard, a nature photographer specialising in this delightful species, field notes from his time on the hills tracking these enchanting creatures and a revealing narrative about the life of the mountain hare, this is a comprehensive guide to the Secret Life of the Scottish Mountain Hare. Foreword from Welsh conservationist and TV presenter Iolo Williams.

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'A book that captures beautifully the character and charm of this enchanting British species.' * Kate Humble * 'A passport to an austerely beautiful world. Gorgeous...' * BBC Wildlife Magazine * 'A truly remarkable achievement... It is the end result, the balance of pictures and text, that make this book stand out as something quite exceptional.' * Undiscovered Scotland * 'Andy Howard is a stunning wildlife photographer, a man at the very peak of his profession.' * Iolo Williams * 'Andy Howard's vivid images brilliantly capture this elusive animal, which has been hopping about on the British Isles for 10,000 years, in all its long-eared, wiggly- nosed fabulousness.' * The Daily Mail * 'Captures the beauty and charm of these elusive creatures in a series of stunning images.' * The Countryman * 'With its engaging text and lavish photos, this beautiful book is the next best thing to enjoying a day on the hill with Andy and his hares.' * Walkhighlands * 'A stunning photographic book that follows the hares of the Cairngorms through the seasons.' * West Coast Review * 'A book that is both gorgeous to look at, and sheds light on one of our more mysterious animals.' * Evergreen * 'The author, a wildlife photographer, says that mountain hares became an 'engulfing passion' and it shows in his wonderful pictures. Every aspect of hares lives is shown and described. Lovely!' * Chris Townsend *

Author Biography

Andy Howard's principal subjects are mountain hares, otters, red squirrels, and the birds of the Cairngorms. Andy contributes to many periodicals and other outlets. He has a large following on social media and a popular web site.