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A Natural History of Lighthouses

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This is the story of lightkeepers' contributions to the natural history of lighthouses in conjunction with the history and maintenance of the manned navigation beacons. Since keepers were first engaged to maintain lighthouses around the British coast they have encountered wildlife, and in some cases developed a keen interest and expertise on the subject. Towards the end of the 19th century keepers were encouraged to submit annual returns of bird movements enabling reports on bird migration and several authoritative books to ...

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A Natural History of Lighthouses
2015, Whittles Publishing, Caithness

ISBN-13: 9781849951548

Hardcover

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