The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

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The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors by Richard Crossley, Jerry Liguori, Brian L. Sullivan

Praise for The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds:"The Crossley ID Guide is an interesting, multi-dimensional, unique take on a bird guide that delivers to a high standard for a specific target audience."--Alan Tilmouth

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691157405
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 04/07/2013
Series: Crossley ID Guides Series
Edition description: Flexibound
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 185,525
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Richard Crossley is an internationally acclaimed birder and photographer and the award-winning author of The Crossley ID Guide series (Princeton/Crossley Books), which has been recognized for its pioneering approach to bird identification. He is also a coauthor of The Shorebird Guide and the cofounder of the Pledge to Fledge global birding initiative, and he is working on multiple birding projects involving mixed media and new technologies such as birdcams. Jerry Liguori is the author of Hawks from Every Angle and Hawks at a Distance (both Princeton). He has been studying raptors throughout North America for more than twenty-five years and has conducted hawk counts at numerous spring and fall migration sites. Brian Sullivan is the coauthor of the forthcoming Princeton Guide to North American Birds. He is eBird project leader and photographic editor of the Birds of North America Online at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, as well as photographic editor for the American Birding Association's journal, North American Birds.

Table of Contents

Preface 5-6

Introduction 7-9

Raptor Topography 10-11

Species Accounts Images, Accounts

  • Turkey Vulture 12, 175
  • Black Vulture 16, 177
  • Crested Caracara 22, 179
  • California Condor 24, 180
  • Bald Eagle 26, 183
  • Golden Eagle 30, 186
  • Osprey 36, 190
  • Northern Harrier 40, 192
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk 44, 195
  • Cooper's Hawk 48, 197
  • Northern Goshawk 54, 200
  • Red-tailed Hawk 60, 203
  • Swainson's Hawk 70, 209
  • White-tailed Hawk 76, 212
  • Ferruginous Hawk 78, 214
  • Rough-legged Hawk 82, 217
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 88, 220
  • Broad-winged Hawk 92, 223
  • Gray Hawk 98, 226
  • Short-tailed Hawk 100, 228
  • Harris's Hawk 102, 230
  • Common Black-Hawk 104, 232
  • Zone-tailed Hawk 106, 234
  • Snail Kite 110, 236
  • Hook-billed Kite 114, 238
  • Swallow-tailed Kite 116, 240
  • Mississippi Kite 118, 242
  • White-tailed Kite 122, 243
  • American Kestrel 128, 245
  • Merlin 132, 248
  • Peregrine Falcon 136, 251
  • Prairie Falcon 140, 254
  • Gyrfalcon 144, 256
  • Aplomado Falcon 146, 259

Mystery Photo Images 18-21, 34-35, 42-43, 46-47, 50-53, 56-59, 66-69, 74-75, 80-81, 86-87, 94-97, 108-9, 124-27, 142-43, 147-71

Mystery Photo Answers 261-283

Glossary 284

Acknowledgments 285

Index 286

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The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a falconer, this book is tops.
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