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The Raptor Almanac: A Comprehensive Guide to Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Vultures

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By: Scott Weidensaul

382 pages, Col and b/w photos, b/w illus

Lyons Press

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #145931 | ISBN: 1592283586
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Hardback | #145930 | ISBN-13: 9781585741700
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Comprehensive reference to the 310 species of diurnal birds of prey worldwide, including hawks, eagles, falcons and vultures. The book covers raptor evolution, taxonomy, behaviour, courtship and breeding, nesting, migration, human/bird interaction, environmental threats, and conservation efforts.

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Scott Weidensaul is a lifelong raptor enthusiast and licensed bird-bander specializing in birds of prey. He is the author of more than two dozen books on natural history, including the critically acclaimed Mountains of the Heart: A Natural History of the Appalachians, The Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year series; and A Kid's First Book of Birdwatching. His work has appeared in such publications as International Wildlife, Audubon, Bird Watcher's Digest & Outdoor Traveler,

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