culture, that of the tripper, presented as merely skimming the surface of the place.
The latter is of course as much a culture of nature as new naturalism or gunning
masculinity; surface skimming is as much an engagement with material, a presence
in ecology, as deep-rooted belonging.
Two more versions of animal—human
For the remainder of this essay we address versions of the animal—human through
the place of two animal species in Broadland's cultural ecology. Both show the
Figure 6.2 'In search of the rare bittern on Horsey Mere, Norfolk': Koch is punted
through the reeds with his floating 'studio'.
Source: Koch, L. (1954) Memoirs of a Birdman, London: Scientific Book Club/
Phoenix House, between p. 64 and p. 65