By Leslie. H. Brown
Leslie Brown's account of our 15 resident, 7 vagrant and a couple of migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain offers a good mass of clinical information regarding our birds of prey in a way as beautiful to the overall reader as to the devoted ornithologist.
The diurnal raptors are one of the such a lot arresting and dramatic of British chicken species, from the superb and gigantic golden eagle of the Highlands to the extra frequent yet both wonderful 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 couple of migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain provides a superb 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 searching behaviour; its existence background; its breeding behaviour; migration and the threats to its survival. Then the biology of the birds of prey, adjustments of their habitat and standing, their meals behavior, breeding behaviour, their territories and populations are tested intensive in separate chapters.
An stated global authority on birds of prey - co-author with Dean Amadon of Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the area, and writer of many different books in addition to - Leslie Brown is immensely enthusiastic; and the various tables, maps, figures and bibliography are all indicative of the thoroughness of his research.
Also illustrated with forty fantastic black and white photographs.
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British Birds of Prey (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 60) by Leslie. H. Brown