AVES RAPACES DE LA PENÍNSULA IBÉRICA,...

AVES RAPACES DE LA PENÍNSULA IBÉRICA, BALEARES Y CANARIAS A. Manzanares

Ediciones OMEGA
<p>This field guide is intended for both the professional and the amateur ornithologist and is intended to be both a useful tool in the field and an object of study in the library. It covers 34 species with 231 color photographs, explanatory drawings, 5 plates of eggs and 7 plates of crowned flights.

The introduction explains extensively the world of raptors, their flights, their developed senses of sight and hearing, their predators, their defense mechanisms, mating and fertilization, etc. The second part describes each bird with a card that includes the scientific name and the common names in different languages, a distribution map and several photographs for each species. This new edition has been designed in a pocket size, ideal as a field guide.

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Table of contents. Introduction. The reptilian parent. Feather and flight. Prepared for hunting. With the help of the senses. Defense mechanisms. Time for grooming. Sexual dimorphism. Territory. Nuptial stops. The nest. Mating and fertilization. Incubation. Nestling rearing and emancipation. Migrations. Preservation of the ecological balance. Conservationism. Classification of the birds of prey of the Iberian Peninsula. Diurnal birds of prey. Description. Peregrine falcon. Eleonora's falcon. Hobby. Merlin. Common kestrel. Lesser kestrel. Common sparrowhawk. Goshawk. Common buzzard. Common kite. Red kite. Black kite. European honey buzzard. Western marsh harrier. Pallid harrier. Montagu's harrier. Short-toed snake-eagle. Booted eaglet. Golden eagle. Eastern imperial eagle. Golden eagle. Griffon vulture. Black vulture. Egyptian vulture. Bearded vulture. Osprey. Nocturnal birds of prey. Description. Barn Owl. European Scops Owl. Short-eared owl. Eagle owl. Short-eared owl. Tawny owl. European little owl. Boreal owl. Crowned flight sheets. Egg plates. Bibliography. Alphabetical index.

Author/s: A. Manzanares

Binding: Paperback

Printing: Color

Year of edition: 2011

Language of the book: Spanish

Number of edition: 2

Number of pages: 264

Number of volumes: 1

ISBN: 978-84-282-1578-7

Size: 100 (width) x 190 (height)