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Thumbnail Filmstrip of The Gyrfalcon by Eugene Potapov & Richard Sale, Hardbound Images
DescriptionThe Gyrfalcon by Eugene Potapov and Richard Sale
1st edition, 6.5" x 9.5", hardbound, dust wrapper, 288 pages, black-and-white and color photographs.
This book is the definitive guide to the largest and most charismatic species of falcon in the world, the Gyrfalcon. With detailed information on life history, characteristics, ecology, conservation issues, and much more, The Gyrfalcon presents the most accurate, up-to-date and complete view of this spectacular bird ever published.
Drawing on extensive research and travel to every country within the range of the Gyrfalcon, Eugene Potapov and Richard Sale delineate a new map of the bird's range, and conclude that the Gyrfalcon is more adaptable than previously thought. Elegantly illustrated with many photographs and line drawings, this is an essential volume for ornithologists, ecologists, wildlife rehabilitators, falconers, and all others fascinated by birds of prey. Many sketches, charts, graphs and photographs.