The most complete guide to the 49 species of bird of prey (eagles, vultures, hawks, buzzards, osprey and falcons) found in Europe. Every species has a comprehensive descriptive entry, with the most up to date information on population, distribution, status, behavior, habitat, voice, breeding biology, food and hunting techniques. In addition, a separate section deals in-depth with the identification of the species - Major ID characteristics, proportions, regional variations, young, juvenile and adult variation, ID of perched birds, ID of flying birds and a section on other species that can be confused. Illustrated with 55 maps, nearly 200 photographs and nearly 1000 illustrations, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the birds of prey of Europe.
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Benny Gensbol and Walther Thiede are two of Europe's leading raptor experts.Review:
'One book I have not been able to put down ! a masterwork on arguably the most charismatic of all bird groups ! Benny Gensbol is to be congratulated.' Sunday Express '! a useful identification guide as well as a good read. Admire these majestic hunters while you can. By the next edition some may be extinct!' Kentish Times
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