On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon

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An illustrated study of the transcontinental migration of the peregrine falcon follows the majestic raptors from the Texas barrier islands to the Arctic and then back south through Mexico, Belize, and the Caribbean, chronicling his own adventures along the way.

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"On the Wing reads like an avian version of On the Road...Tennant is a dreamer, a watcher, and a chaser." --"Dallas Morning News"
"Reads as if Hunter S. Thompson decided to pursue a passion for endangered birds. . . . Tennant is a gifted naturalist." --"Science News"
"Moves with the action of a four star movie." . . . "[On the Wing] will keep you rapt to the very end." --"Natural History"
""On the Wing" reveals the true nature of our planet. Tennant's parable encourages us to find the strength and courage to place ourselves in the context of the world as it really is." --"The New York Times Book Review"
"Tennant buckles us into a rattletrap Cessna flown by a septuagenarian stunt pilot and flings us aloft to share an obsessive, madcap, death-defying and often illegal adventure attempting to radio-track the transcontinental migrations of these majestic, endangered birds. . . . An exhilarating, hilarious and cautionary tale." --"Los Angeles Times"

On the Wing reads like an avian version of On the Road...Tennant is a dreamer, a watcher, and a chaser. "Dallas Morning News"
Reads as if Hunter S. Thompson decided to pursue a passion for endangered birds. . . . Tennant is a gifted naturalist. "Science News"
Moves with the action of a four star movie." . . . "[On the Wing] will keep you rapt to the very end. "Natural History"
"On the Wing" reveals the true nature of our planet. Tennant's parable encourages us to find the strength and courage to place ourselves in the context of the world as it really is. "The New York Times Book Review"
Tennant buckles us into a rattletrap Cessna flown by a septuagenarian stunt pilot and flings us aloft to share an obsessive, madcap, death-defying and often illegal adventure attempting to radio-track the transcontinental migrations of these majestic, endangered birds. . . . An exhilarating, hilarious and cautionary tale. "Los Angeles Times""

On the Wing reads like an avian version of On the Road...Tennant is a dreamer, a watcher, and a chaser. Dallas Morning News
Reads as if Hunter S. Thompson decided to pursue a passion for endangered birds. . . . Tennant is a gifted naturalist. Science News
Moves with the action of a four star movie. . . . [On the Wing] will keep you rapt to the very end. Natural History
On the Wing reveals the true nature of our planet. Tennant's parable encourages us to find the strength and courage to place ourselves in the context of the world as it really is. The New York Times Book Review
Tennant buckles us into a rattletrap Cessna flown by a septuagenarian stunt pilot and flings us aloft to share an obsessive, madcap, death-defying and often illegal adventure attempting to radio-track the transcontinental migrations of these majestic, endangered birds. . . . An exhilarating, hilarious and cautionary tale. Los Angeles Times"

-On the Wing reads like an avian version of On the Road...Tennant is a dreamer, a watcher, and a chaser.- --Dallas Morning News
-Reads as if Hunter S. Thompson decided to pursue a passion for endangered birds. . . . Tennant is a gifted naturalist.- --Science News
-Moves with the action of a four star movie. . . . [On the Wing] will keep you rapt to the very end.- --Natural History
-On the Wing reveals the true nature of our planet. Tennant's parable encourages us to find the strength and courage to place ourselves in the context of the world as it really is.- --The New York Times Book Review
-Tennant buckles us into a rattletrap Cessna flown by a septuagenarian stunt pilot and flings us aloft to share an obsessive, madcap, death-defying and often illegal adventure attempting to radio-track the transcontinental migrations of these majestic, endangered birds. . . . An exhilarating, hilarious and cautionary tale.- --Los Angeles Times

"On the Wing reads like an avian version of On the Road...Tennant is a dreamer, a watcher, and a chaser." --Dallas Morning News

"Reads as if Hunter S. Thompson decided to pursue a passion for endangered birds. . . . Tennant is a gifted naturalist." --Science News

"Moves with the action of a four star movie. . . . [On the Wing] will keep you rapt to the very end." --Natural History

"On the Wing reveals the true nature of our planet. Tennant's parable encourages us to find the strength and courage to place ourselves in the context of the world as it really is." --The New York Times Book Review

"Tennant buckles us into a rattletrap Cessna flown by a septuagenarian stunt pilot and flings us aloft to share an obsessive, madcap, death-defying and often illegal adventure attempting to radio-track the transcontinental migrations of these majestic, endangered birds. . . . An exhilarating, hilarious and cautionary tale." --Los Angeles Times

About the Author:

Alan Tennant is the author of numerous books on wildlife and nature, includingThe Guadalupe Mountains of Texas, which won the Southern Book Award, Western Books Award, and a best nonfiction award from the Texas Institute of Letters. He currently lives in West Texas and conducts natural history trips around the world.

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