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BIRDS OF PREY

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1816298
Published by Collins. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Foxing to text block and a few spots to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE HEN HARRIER
Written by Donald Watson. Illustrated by Donald Watson.
Stock no. 1815871
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and harrier vignette to spine. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. 307 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610151. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly faded to spine.

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THE SPARROWHAWK
Written by Ian Newton. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 2124700
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed account of all aspects of the sparrowhawk's lifestyle, population levels and trends and the impact of man and environment on the species in recent times. B/w illustrations. Diagrams, tables and photographs. ISBN: 0856610410. Bottom corner of front cover is ever so slightly bumped. Contents are fine. Very light browning to wrapper.

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RSPB BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY
Written by Marianne Taylor.
Stock no. 1610064
Published by A & C Black Publishers; Christopher Helm. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781408128497.

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RAPTORS OF NEW MEXICO
Written by Jean-Luc E. Cartron.
Stock no. 2124024
Published by University Of New Mexico. 1st USA 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth with dark titles. Colour photography throughout. ISBN: 9780826341457. Slight bump along front cover edge, also showing on dustwrapper.

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THE SNOWY OWL
Written by Eugene Potapov; Richard Sale. Illustrated by Jackie Garner.
Stock no. 1815273
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the biology of this remarkable bird, including section on morphology, distribution, paleontology and evolution, habitats, breeding biology, diet, population dynamics, movements, interspecific and intraspecific relationships and conservation. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and colour photos. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713688177. Minor bumps to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-rubbed.

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HAWKS IN FLIGHT
Written by Pete Dunne; David Sibley; Clay Sutton. Illustrated by David Sibley.
Stock no. 1317096
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. The Flight Identification of North American Raptors. Blue boards, black title to spine. 335 pages including index. Colour photos plus b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 9780395709597. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Contents fine. Minimal creasing to top and tail of dustwrapper spine.

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BIRDS OF PREY OF AFRICA AND ITS ISLANDS
Written by Alan Kemp; Meg Kemp. Illustrated by Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1317088
Published by Struik Nature. Circa 2001. Fine condition.

A comprehensive guide profiling more than 100 species of diurnal raptor and 40-plus species of owl. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and illustrations. 347 pages including indexes. ISBN: 9781770073692.

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THE EAGLE WATCHERS: OBSERVING AND CONSERVING RAPTORS AROUND THE WORLD
Written by Ruth E. Tingay; Todd E. Katzner.
Stock no. 1815232
Published by Comstock Publishing Associates. 1st 2010. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Stunning colour photographs of the eagles, information on raptor conservation, a global list of all eagle species with ranges and conservation status, and a map of the story locations. Green cloth spine with gilt title, cream paper boards. xv and 234 pages. ISBN: 9780801448737. Spine cocked else a fine copy.

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PEREGRINE FALCON
Written by Patrick Stirling-Aird.
Stock no. 1815231
Published by New Holland. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

A window into the rarely seen world of the Peregrine Falcon, depicting the birds hunting, courting and raising their young. Black cloth spine with silver title, Black paper pictorial boards with yellow title. Stunning colour photos. 128 pages including index. ISBN: 9781847737694. A few minor bumps to board edges. Contents fine.

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HAWKS AT A DISTANCE: IDENTIFICATION OF MIGRANT RAPTORS
Written by Jerry Liguori.
Stock no. 1815190
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors, focusing on distant raptors as they are truly seen in the field. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and b/w images. xii and 190 pages including index. ISBN: 9780691135595.

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THE HEN HARRIER - IN THE SHADOW OF SLEMISH
Written by Don Scott.
Stock no. 1815134
Published by Whittles Publishing. 1st 2010. Very good condition.

The untold story of the hen harriers' struggle for survival in their former stronghold, the Glens of Antrim, N. Ireland. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. xix and 159 pages. ISBN: 9781904445937. Bowing to contents.

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