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Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors
Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors


 
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Jerry Liguori
Foreword by Pete Dunne

Paper
192 pages, 6 1/8 x 8 1/2
Full-color photographs, b&w illustrations

Princeton University Press
April 2011
ISBN 0-691-13559-2

The ultimate field manual for identifying distant raptors


• 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

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.


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