Ruby-throated Hummingbird
WildSounds
GO
Falcons

Falcons

Richard Sale

132

Falcons have been a source of inspiration to writers, artists, historians and naturalists alike.

In a much-anticipated volume on one of Britain's most fascinating group of birds, Richard Sale draws on a wealth of experience and research, providing a comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons - the Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby and Merlin. Although they are clearly taxonomically related, the four species differ greatly in distribution and particularly in behaviour, making for an utterly engrossing addition to the New Naturalist Library.

Falcons takes each of the four breeding species in turn, exploring its form, habitat, breeding biology and status, along with a chapter on the hunting techniques of each species. With a view to the future, the author addresses the current population concerns for three of the four species, providing an overview of recent conservation efforts and the devastating effects of climate change and an increasing human population.

In a rapidly changing world there is a need for vigilance to ensure that Britain's falcons will still be present to enchant future generations. 496 pages.

Add to shopping basket
Hardback £65.00 £56.99
Add to shopping basket
Softback £35.00 £27.99

[Home] [About WildSounds] [Contact Us] [Customer Care] [Privacy Policy] [Games] [Links] [Forthcoming] [Soundscapes, Music & Spoken Word] [Books, Charts & Maps] [CD-ROMs & DVD-ROMs] [Recording Equipment] [Sound Guides] [DVDs & Videos] [Gifts & Accessories] [Special Offers] [Wainwright Prize 2020]

©WildSounds 2009. No portion of this page (including sounds, images, style-sheets and code) may be copied or used without the express permission of WildSounds.