BIRDS OF PREY IN THE FIELD: A GUIDE TO THE BRITISH AND EUROPEAN SPECIES.

BIRDS OF PREY IN THE FIELD: A GUIDE TO THE BRITISH AND EUROPEAN SPECIES.

THE ORNITHOLOGY OF SHAKESPEARE. CRITICALLY EXAMINED, EXPLAINED AND  ILLUSTRATED. By James Edmund Harting.

THE ORNITHOLOGY OF SHAKESPEARE. CRITICALLY EXAMINED, EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED. By James Edmund Harting.

EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD. By Leslie Brown and Dean Amadon.

(1968) 1989 2nd edition. 4to (216 x 286mm). Pp1240[Vol1:1-434,Vol2:139-945]. Colour and plain plates, illustrations. Brown boards, spine titled in gilt.

Colour plates by Roger Tory Peterson, J.C.Harrison, Don R.Eckelberry, David Reid-Henry, Albert Earl Gilbert, C.E.Talbot Kelly, Guy Coheleach, Lloyd Sandford, Malcolm Ellis, Cornelius J.Ward, J.G.Williams. This second edition combines the two volumes in one. The two bound-in volumes retain their separate pagination and contents-pages. Chapters in both volumes include: One: Classification and distribution; Physical attributes and senses; Plumage and moult; The daily cycle; Flight; Migration; Hunting methods and speed; Food consumption and the role of birds of prey as predators; Territory; Display; Nests and nest building; Eggs and incubation; Development of the young; The post-fledging period; Breeding success and productivity; Longevity, mortality and enemies; Hawks and man; Field identification; Nomenclature and taxonomy; Specific list, (9pp index to entries in the rest of the book).
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Author Brown (Leslie) and Amadon (Dean).
Book Code 6008
ISBN 155521472X / 9781555214722
Book Description Very good in slightly used dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1989
Publisher Wellfleet Press.
Place Secausus, New Jersey.