Hawks and Owls of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern North America (Hardback)
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Hawks and Owls of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern North America (Hardback)

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Hardback 128 Pages / Published: 15/07/2004
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The Great Lakes of Eastern North America is home to over 30 species of birds of prey. This field guide illustrates the subtle differences and rich diversity among these powerful birds. With clear photographs and precise identification notes, this book makes quick, accurate classification possible. The information is concisely organised and includes common and biological nomenclature, male/female differences, immature and seasonal plumages, morphs and distinctive markings. The sequel to the publisherOs previous field guides to sparrows and finches, and warblers of this region. Heavily illustrated and including many comparisons this series of guides is unique in providing the detail necessary to distinguish between visually similar species. Over 180 full colour photographs from award-winning photographers show the birds in their natural environment, plus full colour range maps. Comparison pages group similar-looking birds on a single page for quick reference. Indispensible book for naturalists, students and bird-watchers of all levels of experience, plus science libraries and collections. Author is the Interpretive Naturalist at the University of GuelphOs Arboretum.

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781552979037
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 215 x 140 x 14 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Excellent... Earley's concise volume is well constructed and worth adding to any falconer or birder's library.--Matthew Mullenix "Hawk Chalk "
Attractively illustrated with numerous excellent photographs, range maps, and brief descriptions of each age and sex class of the species considered.--Timothy C. Williams"Science Books and Films" (09/01/2004)
Well organized and beautifully illustrated with many half-page images of the birds perched and in flight.--Pierre R. Gauthier"Canadian Camera" (09/01/2004)
This is an excellent and useful raptor identification field guide.--Donald S. Heintzelman"International Hawkwatcher" (06/01/2005)
[This book] is one of the best I have come across for identifying the species and learning something about them.... The 128-page book packs in much information and yet doesn't overwhelm the reader. I use it constantly when you call to ask about a hawk or owl identification.
An excellent identification guide... the photos are well chosen... the text is clear and concise.-- (08/18/2004)
A nice handy guide to hawks and owls, especially for beginners and less experienced birders... valuable reference.-- (06/01/2004)
[Author] excels in teaching bird identification... especially helpful for the identification of hawks in flight... Recommended.-- (10/01/2004)
The clarity of the photographs is astounding... highly recommended without reservation... charming and highly useful.-- (10/01/2004)
A great book... Everything is just superb in an handy package that slips easily into my backpack.-- (04/24/2004)
For those enthralled by birds of prey [this book] provides an invaluable guide.--Greensburg Tribune-Review (03/28/2004)
Comprehensive information on North American birds of prey, packed in a colorful, easy-to-use format.--Nature Society News (05/01/2004)
Essential reading for birders in Ontario, especially the Niagara Peninsula.--Globe and Mail (03/20/2004)
Very quickly found a new home with my special books... greatly enhance ones ability to identify hawks and owls.-- (05/01/2004)
Remarkably concise but information-packed guide... fabulous photos of each species show the difference between a young bird and an adult, between males and females, and how to spot a particular bird type when looking up from the ground to a bird soaring high above.-- (04/11/2004)
Superb field guide... perhaps the most useful items are the comparison charts.... near-perfect photographs of a number of similar species.-- (12/01/2005)

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