The Peregrine Falcon, 2nd ed.

Poyser Monographs

Revidert utgave av klassiker om vandrefalkens biologi. «En av de viktigste artsmonografier som noen gang er skrevet»- Birding World.

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Antall sider:454
Fotos - illustrasjoner:f-pl, s-h f, tegn, tab, diag,
Serie:Poyser Monographs
Forfatter:Derek Ratcliffe

Digitalt nytrykk av original fra 1993 (print on demand)

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The first edition of The Peregrine Falcon was widely recognised as a classic of its kind, documenting not only the species’ biology but the sad story of its decline due to the impact of pesticides. 

This extensively revised and enlarged second edition takes full account of important new developments in the story of this bird during the 12 years since the first publication. Many of the tables and figures have been revised and brought up to date so that this volume is by far the most detailed and readable reference on this most evocative of birds. Donald Watson’s colour paintings, monochrome washes and line drawings, as well as the original photographs, illustrate the book as before. 

«This classic ‘Poyser’ is one of the most important bird monographs ever published: this study is directly linked with the whole of modern environmental awareness. It is a fascinating and very readable book which deserves to be on all birder’s bookshelves, and now it has been fully revised and updated from the original 1980 edition. Thoroughly recommended.»  Birding World 


The Peregrine and Man. 
The Peregrine’s Country.
Population Trends.
Distribution and Numbers.
Food and Feeding Habits. 
Nesting Habitat. 
The Breeding Cycle.
Movements and Migration. 
Breeding Density and Territory. 
Population Regulation and Dynamics. 
Ecological Relationships with Other Birds. 
The Pesticide Story. 
Other Enemies.
Appearance, Form, And Geographical Variation. 
Subject Index.