What distinguishes a bird of prey? They have exceptionally good vision, a sharp, hooked beak, and powerful feet with curved, sharp talons for grasping prey. This beautiful Birds of Prey Guide highlights over 50 familiar species of vultures, eagles, falcons, kites, hawks and owls (most perching and in flight), features silhouette profiles of key species groups and includes a map identifying raptor flyways and migratory hot spots. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by naturalists of all ages. Birds of Prey Guide Made in the USA.
From the Back Cover of Birds of pray guide.
Birds of Prey, An Introduction to Familiar North American Species, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you’re on a nature hike or in your own backyard, you’ll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map highlighting prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, map)
About the Author of Bird of Pray Guide
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children’s book on evolution.
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