Synopses & Reviews
Brimming with concise descriptions and sharp color photographs, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to North American Birds of Prey
is designed to be compact enough for nature-lovers to easily bring along when observing birds of prey. This streamlined volume contains: an easy-to-use field guide featuring 56 species of raptors that may be observed in North America; a complete overview of observing birds of prey, covering basic identifying field marks and tips on observing and distinguishing different species.
This pocket guide is packed with information; photographs detailing birds at rest and in flight, specific descriptions of each species' important field marks, regional maps depicting breeding and winter ranges, silhouttes representing general body types, labeled diagrams of the birds and a glossary of bird terms to refer back to.
When observing these majestic birds of prey in their natural habitat, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to North American Birds of Prey is an excellent and convenient reference guide to accompany any nature-lover.