BIRDS OF PREY: THEIR BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY. By Leslie Brown.

BIRDS OF PREY: THEIR BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY. By Leslie Brown.

BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY. By W. Kenneth Richmond.

BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY. By W. Kenneth Richmond.

BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY: A STUDY OF BRITAIN'S 24 DIURNAL RAPTORS. Collins New Naturalist No. 60. By Leslie Brown. 1976 reprint.

(1976) 1976 reprint. 8vo (152 x 221mm). Ppxiv,400. B/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.

"Leslie Brown's book is bound to be welcomed by ornithologists everywhere and by general readers too. If he set out to produce an in-depth study of a fascinating subject in a highly readable format then he has succeeded" - New Scientist. Chapters include; Birds of prey and their way of life; The British species; Classification and field identification; The osprey; The honey buzzard; The red kite; The sea eagle; The marsh harrier; The hen harrier; Montagu's harrier; The goshawk; The sparrowhawk; The buzzard; The golden eagle; The kestrel; The merlin; The hobby; The peregrine falcon; Boreal migrants - rough-legged buzzard and gyrfalcon; Vagrants - black kite, griffon and Egyptian vultures, pallid harrier, spotted eagle, lesser kestrel, red-footed falcon; Changes in habitat and status; Food habits and the effects of predation on prey; Some burning issues; Territory, spacing and natural population control; Breeding behaviour; Pesticides and birds of prey; Conservation.
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Book Code
6062
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Author Brown (Leslie).
Book Code 6062
ISBN 0002194058 / 0002194058
Book Description Boards slightly stained. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1976
Publisher Collins.
Place New Naturalist Series.