Hawks in Flight: Second Edition

Hawks in Flight: Second Edition

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ISBN-13: 9780395709597
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/18/2012
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 335
Sales rank: 245,229
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Pete Dunne is director of the Cape May Bird Observatory and the author of many books.
 
Clay Sutton is a freelance writer, naturalist, lecturer, and tour leader.
 
David Sibley is the author of The Sibley Guide to Birds and several other books.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction 1

1 The Flight Identification of Raptors: From the Shotgun to the Sublime 5

2 Buteos That Migrate: The Wind Masters 11

3 Accipiters: The Artful Dodgers 83

4 Falcons: Birds That Measure Distance by the Horizon 113

5 Pointed-winged Kites: The Wind Given Form 155

6 Northern Harrier: The Great Fooler 179

7 Eagles and Vultures: Big Black Birds 191

8 Crested Caracara: A Chimera in Big Black Bird Clothing 225

9 Osprey: The Fish Hawk 233

10 Southwestern Buteos and Kin: At Home Where North Meets South 243

11 Florida Specialties: The Aerialist and the Specialist 281

12 Regional Specialties: Raptors of the Rim 299

13 Other Birds That Soar 323

Bibliography 326

Index 333

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Hawks in Flight 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
obeythekitty More than 1 year ago
recommended by chatters at the RTH cam of Cornell's Lab of Ornithology.