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Kirtland Community College Library QL 696 .F3 C76 2013 30775305500770 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0691157405
  • ISBN: 9780691157405
  • Physical Description: print
    286 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton : Crossley Books/Princeton University Press, ©2013.

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"Covers all thirty-four of North America's diurnal raptors"--Front cover flap.
"Map of the Canda and the United States - breeding range"--Back cover flap.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Raptor topography -- Species accounts : Turkey vulture ; Black vulture ; Crested caracara ; California condor ; Bald eagle ; Golden eagle ; Osprey ; Northern harrier ; Sharp-shinned hawk ; Cooper's hawk ; Northern Goshawk ; Red-tailed hawk ; Swainson's hawk ; White-tailed hawk ; Ferruginous hawk ; Rough-legged hawk ; Red-shouldered hawk ; Broad-winged hawk ; Gray hawk ; Short-tailed hawk ; Harris's hawk ; Common black-hawk ; Zone-tailed hawk ; Snail kite ; Hook-billed kite ; Swallow-tailed kite ; Mississippi kite ; White-tailed kite ; American kestrel ; Merlin ; Peregine falcon ; Prairie falcon ; Gyrfalcon ; Aplomado falcon -- Mystery photo images -- Mystery photo answers.
Summary, etc.: As part of the revolutionary Crossley ID Guide series, this comprehensive and authoritative book covers all thirty-four of North America's diurnal raptors. Each species is featured in stunning lifelike scenes creating a complete picture, ideal for the beginning and novice birder. These color plates show males and females, in a full spectrum of ages and color variants, depicted near and far, in flight and at rest, and from multiple angles, all caught in their typical habitats. This design allows everyone to understand and enjoy what he or she sees in the field. There are also comparative multispecies scenes and mystery photographs that allow readers to test their identification skills, along with answers and full explanations in the back of the book.--Front flap.
Subject: Falconiformes North America Identification
Birds of prey North America Identification
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