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Captive Raptor Management and Rehabilitation

By: Richard Naisbitt and Peter Holz

173 pages, 118 col and b/w photos, figs, tabs

Hancock House Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #132494 | ISBN: 088839490X
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NHBS Price: £65.99 $83/€79 approx

About this book

This book covers every aspect of the care and rehabilitation of injured or starving raptors, from the initial assessment of the bird's conditioning, training and release. The book combines the authors' years of experience with the latest scientific data worldwide and is generously illustrated throughout, including over 100 colour photos in a 16-page photo section covering such topics as molting and imping, hooded birds, raptor habitat and nesting, flight pens, care of teet and talons, perches and veterinary insights.


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Biography

Introduction; Raptor Survival Strategies; The Injured Raptor; Releasing Rehabilitated Raptors; Monitoring Released Birds; The Captive Raptor; Raptor Behaviour & Training; The Raptor Aviary; Raptor Management; Raptor Medicine; The Raptor Diet; Equipment; Index.

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