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Raptors of the World (Princeton Field Guides)

by James Ferguson-Lees

  • 332 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • Birds and Natural History,
  • Nature / Birds & Birdwatching,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7759212M
    ISBN 100691126844
    ISBN 109780691126845

    Beatrice Kingsley can't understand why her grandmother (nicknamed Bunty) has brought her halfway around the world to look at the Raptors of Aru. Sure they are said to be beautiful and elusive but it was such a long way to go. Along with them was Theodore, loyal to Bea and Bunty after being 'adopted' into the family many years before.4/5. A truly remarkable book. This is a much shorter but newer () version of the orginal page hard cover edition (Raptors of the World, ) by the same authors. All species of raptors or diurnal birds of prey are illustrated in stunning full-color plates; virtually every subspecies or race is illustrated/5.

    The most complete and authoritative guide to birds of prey of the world, Raptors is one of the most eagerly awaited bird books in decades. All species of raptors are described thoroughly and accurately, and every plumage and variation of each is shown in over two thousand color illustrations and hundreds of black-and-white drawings.   Raptors of the World by James Ferguson-Lees, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Raptors of the World: James Ferguson-Lees: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(49).

    This new field guide covers all of the world's kites, vultures, harriers, hawks, buzzards, eagles, and falcons. Based on essential sections of the widely acclaimed handbook Raptors of the World by the same authors, but with updated text, maps, and plates, it shows every species in a selection of different plumages, with concise facing texts and distribution maps/5(39). Your shopping cart is empty! Categories. Fiction.


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Raptors of the World (Princeton Field Guides) by James Ferguson-Lees Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the most eagerly awaited bird books in recent decades, Raptors is the first complete identification guide to. The newest addition to the highly regarded Helm Identification Series, which includes Seabirds (“unparalleled achievement,” “best bird guide of any kind or of any generation,” “sets the standard of excellence”) and Shorebirds (“a superb guide,” “a landmark volume”)/5(3).

Raptors of the World: A Field Guide (Helm Field Guides) by Ferguson-Lees, James, Christie, David A. () Paperback Paperback out of 5 stars 45 ratings See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(45).

Let's get the one possible drawback of this book out of the way immediately--not all subspecies are illustrated. The authors address this at the beginning. Their Helm Guides Raptors of the World is comprehensive but, at kg, would be a boon to chiropractors if it were taken into the field/5(61).

One of the most eagerly awaited bird books in recent decades, Raptors is the Raptors of the World book complete identification guide to all the birds of prey of the world. Each of the species is described /5(3). One of the most eagerly awaited bird books in recent decades, Raptors is the first complete identification guide to all the birds of prey of the world.

Each of the species is described thoroughly and accurately, and every plumage and variation is shown in more than two thousand color illustrations plus hundreds of black-and-white drawings. Raptors of the World - James Ferguson-Lees, David A.

Christie - Google Books This new field guide covers all of the world's kites, vultures, harriers, hawks, buzzards, eagles, and falcons. Based on essential sections of the widely acclaimed handbook Raptors of the World by the same authors, but with updated text, maps, and plates, it shows every species in a selection of different plumages, with concise facing texts and distribution maps.

Raptors of the world. [James Ferguson-Lees; David Christie] -- "Each species is illustrated by adult, juvenile and selected immature plumages, as well as main geographical races and colour morphs: in all, over 2, perched and flying birds, some with typical Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

This guide covers all the world's raptor species illustrated with adult, juvenile and selected immature plumages as well as main geographical races. There are illustrations of over perched and flying birds, some with typical prey and facing texts summarising length, wingspan, male-to-female proportion, shape and flight.

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Description: Raptors of the World (Helm, ) is the definitive handbookto this most popular group of birds. This new field guide uses all ofthe plates from Raptors of the World, with a concise, revised text onfacing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight fieldreference covering all raptor species.

About this book First ever raptor world field guide, which uses all of the plates from the author's Raptors of the World handbook. There is a concise, revised text to all species on facing pages. Raptors of the World is the definitive handbook to this most popular group of birds.

This field guide uses all of the plates from Raptors of the World, with a concise, revised text on facing pages, to create an invaluable reference covering all raptor species. About this book One of the most eagerly awaited identification guides, covering all the world's species.

Each species is illustrated by adult, juvenile and selected immature plumages, as well as main geographical races and colour morphs: in all, over perched and flying birds, some with typical prey, on colour plates.

Migrating Raptors is a must have book for everyone interested in raptors or bird migration. The writing is easy to follow and it covers raptors all around the world. The book is based on the latest science and observations of hawk watchers around the globe and I know no other book that has more information on raptor migration than this by:   It provides an easy-to-use and portable reference to one of the world's largest, most popular, and most challenging avian groups.

A unique identification guide to all the world's raptors ; color plates show species in flight and perched ; Facing text summarizes size, confusion species, habitat, and behavioral and plumage differences/5(45).

Migrating Raptors of the World: Their Ecology and Conservation (Hardcover). Raptors of the World (Helm, ) is the definitive handbookto this most popular group of birds.

This new field guide uses all ofthe plates from Raptors of the World, with a concise, revised text onfacing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight fieldreference covering all raptor species.

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Synopsis Raptors of the World (Helm, ) is the definitive handbookto this most popular group of birds. This new field guide uses all ofthe plates from Raptors of the World, with a concise, revised text onfacing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight fieldreference covering all raptor species/5(18).

Both versions cover all of the world's raptor species, with the new paperback version containing 25 raptors which have been elevated to species level since the publication of the original book. The original contains over illustrations of species with adult, juvenile and many immature plumages together with the main geographical races.Raptors of the World (Helm Identification Guides) read online Africa has the most diverse range of raptors of any continent, with almost a third of the world's species occurring in the region.

This comprehensive new book examines all of these species in impressive detail, emphasizing their .Raptors of the World by Ferguson-Lee, James and Christie, David A.

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