Identifying Birds of Prey: Quick Reference Guide for Eastern North America

Identifying Birds of Prey: Quick Reference Guide for Eastern North America

by Laura Erickson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811716185
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,259,756
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Laura Erickson is a former editor with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and host of radio's "For the Birds". She has written numerous books on birding, including 101 Ways to Help Birds, Into the Nest, and The Bird Watching Answer Book. She lives near Duluth, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Comparison Spreads

Accipiters and Harrier 4

Falcons 5

Buteos 6

Vultures 8

Osprey 9

Eagles 10

Kites 12

Individual Species

Sharp-shinned Hawk 14

Cooper's Hawk 16

Northern Goshawk 18

Northern Harrier 20

American Kestrel 22

Merlin 24

Peregrine Falcon 26

Gyrfalcon 28

Red-tailed Hawk 30

Broad-winged Hawk 32

Red-shouldered Hawk 34

Swainson's Hawk 36

Rough-legged Hawk 38

Turkey Vulture 40

Black Vulture 42

Osprey 44

Bald Eagle (adult) 46

Bald Eagle (immature) 48

Golden Eagle (adult) 50

Golden Eagle (immature) 52

Swallow-tailed Kite 54

White-tailed Kite 56

Mississippi Kite 58

Quick Index 60

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