19. A HISTORY OF BIRDS

Baillie Gifford Tent, Tue 26th June 14:00 - 15:00 (60 mins)

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Our ancestors hunted, tamed, worshipped and depicted birds, and even bestowed magical properties upon them. Whole careers have been created around birds – from falconers to ostrich farmers – and birds have had great symbolic importance too. Wildlife photographer and history journalist Simon Wills will entertain even the most well-informed wildlife enthusiast with his intriguing and at times bizarre stories behind our relationship with birds.