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Hawks, Eagles and Falcons of North America: Biology and Natural History

Flora / Fauna

By: Paul A Johnsgard

403 pages, 39 col plates, 102 b/w illus, tabs, maps

Smithsonian Institution Press

Paperback | Dec 1990 [2001 reprint] | #123298 | ISBN: 1560989467
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #9221 | ISBN: 0874746825
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About this book

A definitive volume on the biology of North American raptors. The text covers the 31 species of raptor that breed north of Mexico, describes evolutionary history, morphological adaptations, comparative ecology, food and foraging behaviour, and reproductive biology, and includes a major section on conservation. The species accounts give in-hand and field identification features, range, subspecies, plumage variations, behaviour, and ecology. Each species is illustrated.

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