Raptors of the World: A Field Guide
Language: English, also available in French
First ever raptor world field guide, which uses all of the plates from the author's 2001 Raptors of the World handbook. There is a concise, revised text to all 340 species on facing pages. Several of the plates have been reworked and repainted for this guide, and there is an updated colour distribution map for each species.
A must buy for raptor enthusiasts.
I think this book will definitely improve your chances of working out what you are looking at."My next birding trip is to Brazil so this raptor guide will be travelling with me. Keith Betton Birdwatch (June 2006) "I will use it frequently especially as a comprehensive review of the world of raptors and in courses I teach on raptor biology."Clayton M WhiteBrigham Young UniversityUtah, USA Emu - Aural Ornithology (2006) "The guide is certain to be much used and appreciated by raptor enthusiasts worldwide." British Ornithologists Union (2006)
The authors are both highly-regarded ornithologists with a particular interest in raptors. They previously worked together on the award-winning Raptors of the World.
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