Hawks, Eagles & Falcons of North America: Biology and Natural History

Hawks, Eagles & Falcons of North America: Biology and Natural History

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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive reference discusses all aspects of raptors, including their biology, habitat, and behavior, and offers identification information

Book News
The author first discusses the evolutionary history of raptors and the morphological features they share, then in succeeding chapters details their comparative ecology, food and foraging, behavior, and reproductive biology. Individual species accounts include discussion of geographic range, weights and measurements, in-hand and in-field identification characters, subspecies, plumage variations, ecology, behavior, and breeding biology. Color photographs, two paintings, and detailed line drawings show internal and external anatomy, behavior, and field-identification characters. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1990
ISBN: 9780874746822
Branch Call Number: 598.916
Characteristics: xvi, 403 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm


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