Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors
Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors is the ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors,
Author: Jerry Liguori
Illustrator: Jerry Liguori
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year of Publication: 2011
216 pp., 558 color photos, 896 halftones, 2 tables
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.
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