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Wild sports and natural history of the Scottish Highlands.

Charles St.John

Wild sports and natural history of the Scottish Highlands.

by Charles St.John

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Published by Thomas D. Morison in London .
Written in English


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Pagination335p. ;
Number of Pages335
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Open LibraryOL19747690M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: St. John, Charles, Short sketches of the wild sports & natural history of the highlands. London, John Murray, Scotland’s most special places carry international, national and local designations that safeguard their natural heritage interests for the future. EU Exit (Brexit) information SNH is working with the Scottish Government to ensure that Scotland’s Nature will have the same protections it had before EU Exit.

The fauna of Scotland is generally typical of the north-west European part of the Palearctic ecozone, although several of the country's larger mammals were hunted to extinction in historic times. Scotland's diverse temperate environments support 62 species of wild mammals, including a population of wild cats and important numbers of grey and harbour seals.   A native of the Scottish Highlands, Cloudberry grows at altitude, literally thriving in the clouds above the tree-line. It loves the moist, peaty soils and can survive the harsh sub-arctic conditions (and very little sunshine) very well. A small creeping herbaceous perennial, it likes to grow in and around heater and sphagnum moss.

  Golden eagles have bred at a "rewilding" estate in the Scottish Highlands for the first time in 40 years. An eagle pair successfully reared the chick at an artificial eyrie on acre. The Muckle Hart of Benmore was the name given to a red deer stag that was stalked by the 19th-century naturalist and hunter Charles William George St John. In his book Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands, he described the continuous hunt of the stag for six days and five nights, culminating in its dramatic demise on 1 October St John's account of the stalk was widely .


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London & Edinburgh, T.N. Foulis, This hunting book on the wild sports and natural history of the highlands was written by a seasoned hunter, Charles St. John, in It covers the hunting techniques, amongst other things, that were used in the Highlands of Scotland, but it also describes in some detail the life and habitat of the animals he hunted, plus other animals he didn't hunt.

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