Raptors of California (California Natural History Guides)

by Hans Peeters

Publisher: University of California Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Birds (ornithology),
  • Identification,
  • Birds of prey,
  • Nature,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • California,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Animals,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7711904M
ISBN 100520242009
ISBN 109780520242005

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Birds of prey, also known as raptors, are predatory birds with special adaptations to help them survive in the wild. All birds of prey have curved, hooked beaks, strong sharp talons and are able to kill and carry away their prey. There are 6 main types of raptors found in California: Hawks, Falcons, Kites, Osprey, Owls and Eagles. Raptors are naturally categorized by family groups, with each group (or "type") having its own set of identifying traits and specialized adaptations (either to their habitat and/or prey). Knowing each family or species' identifying traits and general behaviors is the first step in the identification process, and helps greatly in narrowing down.

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Raptors, or birds of prey, gaze calmly about while at rest, exuding confidence and nobility, and, while soaring aloft, they are absolute icons of the California landscape.

Featuring descriptions of every diurnal California raptor, this state-of-the-art, beautifully illustrated guide is the first to combine identification of these important.

Very well written book that is easy to read and understand, yet includes numerous scientific, historical, and biological references regarding raptor species found in California. This book is very interesting reading for all raptor enthusiasts seeking general overall knowledge of these misunderstood, or disregarded avian species/5(13).

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Raptors of California notes well-established field marks in addition to introducing several new pointers that help distinguish especially difficult species. More than a field guide, the book also includes information on raptor anatomy, foraging, reproduction, movement, where and how to observe raptors, human-raptor interactions, raptor.

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Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Univ of California Press Get Books "Although written for California, this book will be prized by raptor watchers from around the US for its insightful and descriptive notes on behavior and ecology and its gorgeous and accurate paintings."—Allen Fish, Director, Golden Gate Raptor Observatory.

The word "raptor" is the term used for a group of birds consisting of hawks, falcons, kites, eagles, vultures and owls. Raptors, also referred to as "birds of prey", are a valuable resource to the State of California, and therefore all raptors are protected under State law (See Fish and Game Code, Sections, andand California Code of Regulation, Ti Sections Raptors of California by Peeters, Hans J., Peeters, Pam [University of California Press, ] (Paperback) [Paperback] [Peeters] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Featuring descriptions of every diurnal California raptor, this state-of-the-art, beautifully illustrated guide is the first to combine identification of these important Pages: "Although written for California, this book will be prized by raptor watchers from around the U.S.

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85 pages of text, photos and illustrations. A very interesting book. The book is in VG- condition. Two pages have highlighting as shown. Inset page has writing as shown. Cover and rest. Raptors of California. [Hans Peeters; Pam Peeters] Home.

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Raptors of California by Hans Peeters, Pam Peeters, FebruUniversity of California Press edition, Paperback in English - 1 editionCited by: 1. Raptors are graceful, powerful birds that see the breadth of the expansive landscape, but also focus on the minute detail of their all-important prey hiding in the grass.

The goal of my project was to photograph every species of raptor or bird of prey across California, from the more common (Red-tailed Hawk) to the most rare (Swainson's Hawk). Raptors--the charismatic group of birds that includes hawks, eagles, and falcons--evoke power, swiftness, and grace.

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27 species covered, with 12 color plates, photographs, and drawings. More than a field guide, with information on anatomy, foraging, reproduction, movement, where and how to observe raptors, human-raptor interactions, conservation, endangered species, caring for injured hawks, falconry and more.

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Best reference book both for identifying these birds and their biology: Raptors of California, Peeters, U California Press These species, along with falcons, vultures, and owls (see Raptors of Northern CA, parts II and III), are grouped together as “raptors,” a word that comes from the Latin rapere, “to seize,” because they share a.

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Item # ISBN: As new. Raptors of California, by Hans and Pam Peeters, University of California Press,pages, $ Here in California, we are fortunate to have 27 species of raptors, a designation that includes eagles, hawks, and falcons.

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