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Hawks at a Distance:
Identification of Migrant Raptors
Jerry Liguori
With a foreword by Pete Dunne

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword by Pete Dunne ix
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction 1
How to Use This Book 1
Terminology 2
Glossary 3
Hawk Migration 4
Helpful Hints 4
Anatomy 5
Flight Positions 6
Hawk Counting 8
Optics for Hawk Watching 8
Photography 9
Accipiters 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17
Cooper's Hawk 25
Northern Goshawk 31
Northern Harrier 37
Buteos 44
Red-shouldered Hawk 47
Broad-winged Hawk 51
Swainson's Hawk 59
Red-tailed Hawk 67
Ferruginous Hawk 83
Rough-legged Hawk 91
Falcons 101
American Kestrel 103
Merlin 109
Peregrine Falcon 115
Prairie Falcon 121
Gyrfalcon 124
Vultures, Osprey, Eagles 127
Black Vulture 127
Turkey Vulture 131
Osprey 135
Bald Eagle 137
Golden Eagle 147
Uncommon Migrants and Others 157
California Condor 157
Mississippi Kite 159
White-tailed Kite 159
Swallow-tailed Kite 162
Hook-billed Kite 162
Crested Caracara 163
Short-tailed Hawk 166
White-tailed Hawk 167
Zone-tailed Hawk 169
Shapes 171
Photo Credits 191
Bibliography 192
Index 193

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