Identifying birds of prey is easier than ever! Stan Tekiela’s famous field guide features Western birds of prey: all 52 species of hawks, eagles, falcons, kites, vultures, and owls found in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The birds are organized by group for ease of use, and each entry is accompanied by fact-filled naturalist information and gee-whiz facts that are accessible for beginners but informative for more experienced birders. Stunning photographs and Quick-Compare sectionssuch as raptors in flighthelp to make watching birds of prey more enjoyable, informative, and productive.
About the Author
Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com.