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Author Slaght, Jonathan C., author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  598.97 SLA    DUE 02-06-21
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  598.9 SLA    DUE 02-03-21
Edition First edition.
Description 348 pages, 8 pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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 "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.
Blakiston's fish-owl. (OCoLC)fst00834110
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Russian Far East (Russia) -- Description and travel.
Russia (Federation) -- Russian Far East. (OCoLC)fst01244563
Genre/Form Travel writing.
Travel writing. (OCoLC)fst01919983
ISBN 9780374228484 hardcover
0374228485 hardcover

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