The author of Population Ecology of Raptors presents in this comprehensive monograph the results of 14 years' research, much of it carried out in SW Scotland, on the life and behaviour of this relatively common but often elusive bird of prey.
Digital reprint of a book originally published in 1986.
"[...] one which I would unreservedly recommend to anyone with an interest in birds"
- IL Gray, IBIS
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Ian Newton is an English ornithologists, now retired, who, amongst others, has been Senior Ornithologist at the United Kingdom's Natural Environment Research Council, Chairman of the Council of the RSPB and visiting professor of ornithology at the University of Oxford. Newton has also held the positions of President of the British Ornithologists' Union and the British Ecological Society (1994–1995). He has author several New Naturalists, including Finches (1985), Bird Migration (2010), Bird Populations (2013) and Farming and Birds (2017). He has also written two Poyser Monographs: Population Ecology of Raptors (1979) and The Sparrowhawk (1986) and several major academic titles with Academic Press, including Population Limitation in Birds (1998), Speciation and Biogeography of Birds (2003), and The Migration Ecology of Birds (2007).