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Raptors of Eastern North America:
The Wheeler Guides
Brian K. Wheeler

Book Description | Reviews

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Forward by (i>Clayton M. White ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Abbreviations xv
Chapter I Introduction 1
Key to Maps 9
Chapter II Genral Glossary 10
Chapter III Anatomy and Feather Glossary 15
Chapter IV Plumage, Molt, and Age Glossary 20
Chapter V Flying and Perching Displays Glossary 24
Chapter VI Perching and Flying Attitudes 28
Chapter VII Photography 33
"Raptor Music" a poem by Steve Millard 35
SPECIES ACCOUNTS
Black Vulture 39
Turkey Vulture 47
California Condor 57
Osprey 57
Swallow-tailed Kite 68
White-tailed Kite 78
Snail Kite 85
Mississippi Kite 100
Bald Eagle 118
Northern Harrier 145
Cooper's Hawk 179
Sharp-shinned Hawk 158
Northern Goshawk 193
Red-shouldered Hawk 195
Broad-winged Hawk 208
Short-tailed Hawk 228
Swainson's Hawk 228
Red-tailed Hawk 253
Ferruginous Hawk 296
Rough-legged Hawk 311
Golden Eagle 332
Crested Eagle 345
American Kestrel 350
Merlin 361
Peregrine Falcon 374
Gyrfalcon 403
Prairie Falcon 418
Bibliography 429
Index 439

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