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Hawks from Every Angle - How to Identify Raptors in Flight, Jerry Liguori; Foreword by David A. Sibley
Author Name:    Jerry Liguori; Foreword by David A. Sibley

Title:   Hawks from Every Angle - How to Identify Raptors in Flight

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition; First Printing

Publisher:   Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 2005

ISBN Number:   0691118248 / 9780691118246

Seller ID:   12351

Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - brodart protective sleeve and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are all intact and clean other than light soiling to outer edge of pages and last index page. Paper split at spine inside front cover, but no loose pages. Pages otherwise unmarked, light age tanning to some page edges. Dustjacket itself is excellent, with no tears, however brodart sleeve has some scuffing and light scratches. This could be removed if desired. Profusely illustrated, mostly in colour. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Identifying hawks in flight is a tricky business. Across North America, tens of thousands of people gather every spring and fall at more than one thousand known hawk migration sites--from New Jersey's Cape May to California's Golden Gate. Yet, as many discover, a standard field guide, with its emphasis on plumage, is often of little help in identifying those raptors soaring, gliding, or flapping far, far away. Hawks from Every Angle takes hawk identification to new heights. It offers a fresh approach that literally looks at the birds from every angle, compares and contrasts deceptively similar species, and provides the pictures (and words) needed for identification in the field. Jerry Liguori pinpoints innovative, field-tested identification traits for each species from the various angles that they are seen. Featuring 339 striking color photos on 68 color plates and 32 black & white photos, Hawks from Every Angle is unique in presenting a host of meticulously crafted pictures for each of the 19 species it covers in detail--the species most common to migration sites throughout the United States and Canada. All aspects of raptor identification are discussed, including plumage, shape, and flight style traits. For all birders who follow hawk migration and have found themselves wondering if the raptor in the sky matches the one in the guide, Hawks from Every Angle--distilling an expert's years of experience for the first time into a comprehensive array of truly useful photos and other pointers for each species--is quite simply a must. (700,4-14)

Nature - Wildlife Nature - Birds Hawks Raptors Field Guides



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