Owls of the eastern ice A quest to find and save the world's largest owl

Jonathan C. Slaght

Book - 2020

"A young field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston's Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern Russia"--

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Travel writing
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020.
First edition
Physical Description
348 pages, 8 pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Jonathan C. Slaght (author)
  • 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.