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The Kestrel


Melanie Colón
  • Andrew Village T & AD Poyser Ltd (A & C Black) 2010 http://poyserbooks.blogspot.com/ English , Palearctic, , Caracaras, Falcons (Falconidae), Poyser Monographs 43 12/20/2010 1408138204 9781408138205 No value No value

Surprisingly, for one of Europe's commoner birds of prey, relatively little is known about some aspects of the Kestrel's behaviour and associations. Dr. Village's book leaves us far better informed and s an inviting combination of readability and scholarship that reflects his dedication and enthusiasm for Falco tinnunculus.

 

The author studied the Kestrel for several years in Scottish hill country and sheepwalk, then in two agricultural areas of eastern England, but his book also includes much valuable observation and data from Europe and elsewhere. Its twenty-one chapters cover all aspects of the Kestrel's life cycle, with especial emphasis on breeding performance, population densities and turnover, and age and sex ratios. A section of over seventy tables of supporting data concludes the book.




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