By Stephen Debus

ISBN-10: 1486306926

ISBN-13: 9781486306923

Eagles are awe-inspiring birds that experience prompted a lot human endeavour. Australia is domestic to 3 eagle species, and in Melanesia there are 4 extra endemic species. an additional 3 huge Australian hawks are eagle-like. Eagles, being on the best of the foodstuff chain, are delicate ecological barometers of human effect at the Earth’s surroundings providers, and all the six Australian species lined during this e-book are threatened in no less than a few states (one additionally nationally). 3 of the 4 Melanesian tropical woodland endemics are threatened or near-threatened.
In Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds, Dr Stephen Debus presents a 25-year replace of information on those 10 species as a complement to the guide of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (HANZAB) and up to date worldwide treatises, dependent in part on his personal box experiences. incorporated are the 1st nest or prey files for a few Melanesian species. This publication areas the Australasian species of their nearby and worldwide context, studies their inhabitants prestige and threats, presents new details on their ecology, and indicates what should be performed in an effort to make sure the way forward for those extraordinary birds.
Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds is a useful source for raptor biologists, birdwatchers, natural world rescuers and carers, raptor rehabilitators and zookeepers.

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