Hawks At a Distance: Identification

Princeton University Press - Ingram Publish

$26.99 
SKU: PR9780691135595

Hawks At a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors

The ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors, Hawks at a Distance is the first volume to focus on distant raptors as they are truly seen in the field. Jerry Liguori, a leading expert on North American raptors, factors in new information and approaches for identifying twenty-nine species of raptor in various lighting situations and settings. The field guide's nineteen full-color portraits, 558 color photos, and 896 black-and-white images portray shapes and plumages for each species from all angles. Useful flight identification criteria are provided and the accompanying text discusses all aspects of in-flight hawk identification, including flight style and behavior. Concentrating on features that are genuinely observable at a distance, this concise and practical field guide is ideal for any aspiring or experienced hawk enthusiast.

  • Paperback - 216 pages 
  • The first guide to focus on distant raptors as they are viewed in the field 
  • New information and approaches for identifying distant raptors 
  • Illustrates twenty-nine species in various lighting situations and settings 
  • 558 color photos and 896 black-and-white images depicting plumage and shape characteristics 
  • All aspects of in-flight hawk identification, including flight style and behavior 
  • Dimensions: 6.1" W x 8.5" H