BIRD IDENTIFICATION AND FIELDCRAFT. Hamlyn Young Ornithologists' Guides.

BIRD IDENTIFICATION AND FIELDCRAFT. Hamlyn Young Ornithologists' Guides.

THE GOLDEN EAGLE. By John Love and Jeff Watson. Shire Natural History  series no. 56.

THE GOLDEN EAGLE. By John Love and Jeff Watson. Shire Natural History series no. 56.

GOLDEN EAGLE YEARS. By Mike Tomkies. With photographs in black and white and colour by the author.

1982 1st edition. 4to (190 x 252mm). Ppvi,202. Colour and b/w photographs, bibliography. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.

Tomkies' life and experiences with golden eagles in the Scottish Highlands. "In nine remarkable books Mike Tomkies has given us a unique and compelling account of his love affair with the wildlife of the western Highlands of Scotland. Central to all his adventures in the precipitous landscape surrounding his remote lochside home has been his study of the golden eagle..." Chapters include: Eagle country and Atalanta; Eagle problems and closer encounters; Nights and treks of frustration; Tracking eagles and locating eyries; Working with eagles and extraordinary experiences; Courtships, matings, spectacular displays, and a new eagle family; Living with eagles - their nightly hunting; Training young, eagles in winter, and a third family; More exciting cliff edge observations - new hunting methods; Eaglets growing up - their first flights; Hard times for wintering eagles; A new mate for Atalanta; Parental care on the cliff tops; Rain, wind and cold - more eagle secrets revealed; Atalanta and Melanion become friendly - their twin chick eyrie; The most profound experiences of all; Eagle conservation - Atalanta's family flies free. Appendices include:- Range and distribution; Prey brought in to West Highland eyries; Heights of West Highland eyries; Direction eyries face; Greenery used to freshen eyries.
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13847
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Author Tomkies (Mike).
Book Code 13847
ISBN 0434788015 / 0434788015.
Book Description Some use but very good in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1982
Publisher William Heinemann.
Place London.