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ISBN-10: 0691135592
ISBN-13: 9780691135595
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 04/03/2011
Dimensions: 8.50" L, 6.19" W, 0.59" H

Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors

Foreword by: Pete Dunne

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Price: $19.95

Overview

The ultimate field manual for identifying distant raptors

The ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors, Hawks at a Distance is the first volume to focus on distant raptors as they are truly seen in the field. Jerry Liguori, a leading expert on North American raptors, factors in new information and approaches for identifying twenty-nine species of raptor in various lighting situations and settings. The field guide’s nineteen full-color portraits, 558 color photos, and 896 black-and-white images portray shapes and plumages for each species from all angles. Useful flight identification criteria are provided and the accompanying text discusses all aspects of in-flight hawk identification, including flight style and behavior. Concentrating on features that are genuinely observable at a distance, this concise and practical field guide is ideal for any aspiring or experienced hawk enthusiast.

  • The first guide to focus on distant raptors as they are viewed in the field
  • New information and approaches for identifying distant raptors
  • Illustrates twenty-nine species in various lighting situations and settings
  • 558 color photos and 896 black-and-white images depicting plumage and shape characteristics
  • All aspects of in-flight hawk identification, including flight style and behavior

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Considerable forethought took place at the conception of the idea for this book, because it is easy to read and to understand, making it a viable resource for the beginner and the experienced birder alike.– "KaHolly Blog"
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Details

ISBN-10: 0691135592
ISBN-13: 9780691135595
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 04/03/2011
Dimensions: 8.50" L, 6.19" W, 0.59" H
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