A murmuration of starlings: the collective nouns of animals and birds.
Ludlow: Merlin Unwin Books, (2014. reprint). Octavo, dustwrapper, colour illustrations. The collective nouns of animals and birds have long inspired and intrigued. Many have their roots in medieval times, in particular applied to those creatures hunted by man, and subject to the etiquette of their proper group names. Palin has..... More