A Field Guide to Hawks of North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - Nature - 316 pages
Thoroughly revised and updated, this helpful guide identifies all thirty-nine species of diurnal North American raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures, kites, and ospreys, describing their characteristics and markings, habitats, seasonal ranges, and more. Simultaneous.
 

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This is one of those that separates the maps from the text from the pictures, which I have always found extremely annoying. But it is detailed enough and thorough enough that I have often been able to make an ID with it that I never would have otherwise. Don't leave home without it. Read full review

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User Review  - CivilWarWriter - LibraryThing

This is one of those that separates the maps from the text from the pictures, which I have always found extremely annoying. But it is detailed enough and thorough enough that I have often been able to make an ID with it that I never would have otherwise. Don't leave home without it. Read full review

Contents

Aquila 241
112
PANdio NiNAE i 13
113
FAlco NiDAE 2 47
115
Accipitridae
119
AccipitridAE AND FAlco Nidae 281
132
HAli Aeetus
141
13
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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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