By Leslie. H. Brown
Leslie Brown's account of our 15 resident, 7 vagrant and a pair of migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain offers an exceptional mass of medical information regarding our birds of prey in a way as appealing to the final reader as to the committed ornithologist.
The diurnal raptors are one of the so much arresting and dramatic of British poultry species, from the great and sizeable golden eagle of the Highlands to the extra frequent yet both astonishing peregrine falcon and the common and adaptable kestrel of motorways and concrete ledges.
Leslie Brown's account of our 15 resident, 7 vagrant and a pair of migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain provides an exceptional mass of medical information regarding those birds in a fashion as beautiful to the overall reader as to the devoted ornithologist. all of the resident species is mentioned intimately - its prestige, previous and current; its feeding and looking behaviour; its existence background; its breeding behaviour; migration and the threats to its survival. Then the biology of the birds of prey, alterations of their habitat and standing, their nutrition conduct, breeding behaviour, their territories and populations are tested intensive in separate chapters.
An said global authority on birds of prey - co-author with Dean Amadon of Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the realm, and writer of many different books in addition to - Leslie Brown is immensely enthusiastic; and the numerous tables, maps, figures and bibliography are all indicative of the thoroughness of his research.
Also illustrated with forty amazing black and white photographs.
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British Birds of Prey (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 60) by Leslie. H. Brown