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This book is the first monograph on one of the most beautiful and admired birds in the world. The Gyrfalcon is the world's largest and most powerful falcon - a truly awe-inspiring bird which inhabits the ferociously inhospitable Arctic taiga, from Greenland and Iceland right across Siberia and northern Canada. Its plumage varies from a dark mottled grey to pure white - the white birds in particular are coveted by birders and falconers. Like other titles in the series, it covers all aspects of the species' biology, taxonomy, distribution, status and historical associations with mankind. The result is an exhaustively researched and enthrallingly readable biography of a spectacular bird, illustrated throughout with photographs and line drawings. "a good read, presenting much previously inaccessible information, as well as some interesting insights into some of the most remote and inhospitable places on earth." British Birds
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This book is the definitive guide to the largest and most charismatic species of falcon in the world, the Gyrfalcon. With detailed information on coloration, distribution, habitats, feeding habits, breeding cycle, ecology, conservation issues, and much more, the book presents the most accurate, up-to-date, and complete view of this bird ever published.About the Author:
Eugene Potapov gained is DPhil at the EGI in Oxford and has worked extensively on Arctic birds in Siberia. Richard Sale gave up full-time work as a physicist to concentrate on writing and photography, chiefly in the Arctic.
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Book Description A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 288 pages. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0713665637