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Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors

    Foreword by
  • Pete Dunne

Paperback

Price:
$19.95 / £14.99
ISBN:
Published:
04/02/2011
Copyright:
2011
Pages:
216
Size:
6 x 8.5 in.
Illus:
558 color photos. 896 halftones. 2 tables.
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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.


  • 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