FALCONS. By Richard Sale. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 132. Standard  Hardback Edition.

FALCONS. By Richard Sale. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 132. Standard Hardback Edition.

GARDEN BIRDS. By Mike Toms. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 140. De  Luxe Leather-bound Limited Edition.

GARDEN BIRDS. By Mike Toms. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 140. De Luxe Leather-bound Limited Edition.

FALCONS. By Richard Sale. Collins New Naturalist Library No. 132. De Luxe Leather-bound Limited Edition.

2016 1st edition - De luxe issue. 8vo (153 x 223mm). Ppxii,594,ii. Colour and b/w photographs and illustrations, maps, bibliography. Fully bound in green leather, spine titled in gilt. Limited to 50 copies, signed and numbered by the author.

Richard Sale "draws on a wealth of experience and research, providing a comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons - the Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby and Merlin. The book takes each of the species in turn, exploring its form, habitat, breeding biology and status, along with a chapter on the hunting techniques of each species. With a view to the future, the author addresses the current population concerns for three of the four species, providing an overview of recent conservation efforts and the devastating effects of climate change and an increasing human population". Chapters include: The falcons; The four falcons, a comparative study; Hunter and hunted; The peregrine; The kestrel; The hobby; The merlin; Populations - past, present and future. Collins New Naturalist series No. 132.
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Book Code
53226
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Author Sale (Richard).
Book Code 53226
ISBN 0008152470 / 9780008152475
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper and brown cloth slip-case. Dust-wrapper signed by the artist, Robert Gillmor.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2016
Publisher Collins.
Place New Naturalist Series.