Falcons (Collins New Naturalist Library)

Falcons (Collins New Naturalist Library)

by Richard Sale


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Falcons have been a source of inspiration to writers, artists, historians and naturalists alike.In a much-anticipated volume on one of Britain’s most fascinating group of birds, Richard Sale draws on a wealth of experience and research, providing a comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons. The book takes each of the four breeding species in turn (Kestrel, Merlin, Hobby and Peregrine Falcon), exploring its form, habitat, breeding biology and status, along with a chapter on the hunting techniques of each species.

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ISBN-13: 9780007511426
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Publication date: 06/28/2016
Series: Collins New Naturalist Library
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Richard Sale is a writer and photographer. He has written many books, including To the Ends of the Earth: The History of Polar Exploration, which was the 2003 UK Outdoor Writers Guild Best Book on an Outdoor Theme, and The Gyrfalcon (Popatov and Sale), which was the US Wildlife Society's Book of the Year for 2006.

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