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    Publisher: Birlinn

    Midges in Scotland

    £4.99
    An informative but very readable and amusing investigation into the various types of flying pest. This new edition includes more up-to-date information on the highland midge, its biology and why it bites. This book explains the midge's dominant role in ecology, and highland culture, and also how it keeps the worst human depredations under control.
    ISBN: 9781841589381
    AuthorGeorge Hendry
    Pub Date20/06/2011
    BindingPaperback
    Pages80
    Availability: In Stock

    The first edition of this book rapidly topped the list of bestsellers and has continued to sell well, turning up in places as far away as German schlosses, Brisbane bedsides and Canadian log cabins! This latest edition brings the story of biting midges up to date with new material on the Highland midge, its biology and why it bites. Written in a highly readable but informed way, it describes how and why the midge plays such a dominant role in the ecology and human culture of the Highlands, not least in keeping the worst of human depredations under control. Armed with this book, you should be able to enjoy the splendours of the Highland summer without quite so many bites! Illustrated with cartoons by BAX.

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    The first edition of this book rapidly topped the list of bestsellers and has continued to sell well, turning up in places as far away as German schlosses, Brisbane bedsides and Canadian log cabins! This latest edition brings the story of biting midges up to date with new material on the Highland midge, its biology and why it bites. Written in a highly readable but informed way, it describes how and why the midge plays such a dominant role in the ecology and human culture of the Highlands, not least in keeping the worst of human depredations under control. Armed with this book, you should be able to enjoy the splendours of the Highland summer without quite so many bites! Illustrated with cartoons by BAX.