- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- Princeton University Press
- Sibley, David Allen (foreword)
- 2 Maps
- 247 x 196 x 12 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 471 g
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Hawks from Every Angle
How to Identify Raptors In Flight
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"Hawks from Every Angle is a major advance in our knowledge of identifying raptors in flight and as such needs to be in the library (and field pack) of every serious raptor biologist, hawk watcher, and birder going afield in North America."--Donald S. Heintzelman,International Hawkwatcher "Perhaps no one knows the intricacies of raptor identification better than Jerry Liguori... There is no doubt that this book will advance the identification of raptors, and that every hawkwatcher will want to own this great new book."--Dan R. Kunkle, Wildlife Activist "This book does a splendid job of educating its readers as to the specific characteristics the experts use to make their identifications... [T]he book's strength is its numerous crisp diagnostic photographs that, if diligently studied, should make readers competent to correctly identify virtually any hawk species. This book is a fine example of the sophistication of field identification in the study of birds."--Choice "I was a bit skeptical about the value of a photo guide, but Liguori, a raptor conservation biologist and excellent photographer, sweeps any doubts away. The book's 371 images, nearly all in color, of hawks from the front, side, below, and above, provide a new perspective on the 19 most common North American species. Read this handy guide and you'll never again have to say, 'All I know is it was a buteo.' This book definitely lives up to its title."--Val Cunningham, Birding Business News "Hawks from Every Angle takes advantage of recent developments in digital photography and computer enhancement to offer a fresh approach to identifying raptors--as the titles promises--from every angle: head on, above, below, sideways, and from the rear...The guide's succinct but flowing text includes introductory material on light conditions, molt aberrant plumages, migration sites, weather, optics for hawk watching, and photography...As good as the text is, the guide's 339 color photographs are even better. Showing the birds as they actually appear in the field, the photos are its hear and soul."--Keith L. Bildstein, Birder's World
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Jerry Liguori, a raptor conservation biologist, has studied hawk identification throughout North America since 1984. He has published many articles on raptors and has consulted on numerous field guides and raptor-related projects.
*Frontmatter, pg. i*Contents, pg. vii*Foreword, pg. ix*Preface, pg. xi*Introduction, pg. 1*Accipiters, pg. 15*Northern Harrier (Circus Cyaneus), pg. 31*Buteos, pg. 41*Falcons, pg. 85*Vultures, Osprey, Eagles, pg. 107*Bibliography, pg. 131*Index, pg. 132