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Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors

Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors

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Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors is the ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors,

Product Description

Author: Jerry Liguori
Illustrator: Jerry Liguori
ISBN: 978-0-691135595
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year of Publication: 2011
216 pp., 558 color photos, 896 halftones, 2 tables
Paperback

Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors 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.

  • Hawks at a Distance is the first guide to focus on distant raptors as they are viewed in the field.
  • Contains new information and approaches for identifying distant raptors.
  • Illustrates twenty-nine species in various lighting situations and settings.
  • Contains 558 color photos and 896 black-and-white images depicting plumage and shape characteristics.
  • Shows all aspects of in-flight hawk identification, including flight style and behavior.

Additional Information

Weight .85 lbs
Dimensions 10 x 8 x 1.1 in