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Hawks at a Distance

Identification of Migrant Raptors





Hawks at a Distance

Identification of Migrant Raptors


Author: Jerry Liguori

Published: 2011-04-03


Publisher's Description:

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

Notes:

216 pp. | 6 x 8 1/2 | 558 color photos. 896 halftones. 2 tables.

Content

  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Nearctic
  • Countries Covered: Canada, United States
  • Families Covered: Ospreys (Pandionidae), Kites, Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae), Caracaras, Falcons (Falconidae)

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  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
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  • Country: United States

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  • Date Published: 02 Apr 2011
  • ISBN-10:
  • ISBN-13: 9780691135588

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  • Date Published: 02 Apr 2011
  • ISBN-10: 0691135592
  • ISBN-13: 9780691135595

E-Book Version

  • Date Published: 02 Apr 2011
  • ISBN-13: 9781400838264






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