Stephen Moss

The Swan
  • The Swan

  • Bestselling nature writer and author of The Robin, The Wren and The Swallow, Stephen Moss, masterfully narrates the lifecycle of Britain's beloved Swan through the seasons.

    Through Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, Stephen Moss traces the lifecycle of the swan. From its arrival in the UK in Spring to its extraordinary winter migration to warmer climes, to the swan's place in popular culture and literature across the centuries from old symbolism and modern myths, The Swan is an elegant guide to Britain's most elegant bird.

Stephen Moss is a naturalist, author and broadcaster. In a distinguished career at the BBC Natural History Unit his credits included Springwatch, Birds Britannia and The Nature of Britain. His books include The Wren, The Robin, Mrs Moreau’s Warbler and Wonderland. He is the President of the Somerset Wildlife Trust and a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Originally from London, he now lives with his wife and children on the Somerset Levels.

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