Half-ounce Blackpoll Warblers catch the trade winds far out in the Atlantic and fly south for 2000 miles without rest, food, or water.
But besides describing how birds manage to accomplish these astonishing feats, he makes clear their need for the habitat that fuels and protects them along the way, and at either end of their passages.
'I just followed on slightly behind it to try and coax it along.
It was just strolling along poking its head up to look over the high banks into the fields, every now and then breaking into a little trot.
'It wouldn't ever hurt anyone else, they are lovely creatures, my 10-year-old can play with them just fine, it's just me he doesn't like.
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