Handbook of North American Birds, Diurnal Raptors, #1, Hardbound, 465 pages

Handbook of North American Birds, Diurnal Raptors, #1, Hardbound, 465 pages

    Price: $69.95

    Code: FB2222

    Weight: 1.97 pounds



    Handbook of North American Birds, Volume 4: Diurnal Raptors (Part 1) edited by Ralph S. Palmer sponsored by The Smithsonian Institution

    1988, 1st edition, 7" x 10", cloth hardbound, dust wrapper, 433 pages, numerous sketches throughout.

    Family Cathartidae (New World Condors and Vultures); Family Accipitridae (1st Part); osprey, kites, bald eagles and allies, accipiters (sharp-shinned, Cooper's and goshawk), harriers, buteo allies (Harris's Hawk).
    This first volume gives, in detail, a description of hatching, juvenile plumage, measurements, weights, color variations, subspecies, field identifications, voice, habitat, hunting styles, distribution, migration, banding status, reproduction, food and unique qualities of each bird.
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