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Author Capainolo, Peter, 1959-

Title How fast can a falcon dive? [electronic resource] : fascinating answers to questions about birds of prey / Peter Capainolo and Carol A. Butler.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 219 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Series Animal Q & A
Animal Q & A.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-288) and index.
Contents Raptor basics -- Raptor bodies -- Raptor behavior -- Raptor reproduction -- Dangers and defenses -- Raptor husbandry -- Taming and training -- Raptors and people -- Research and conservation.
Summary How Fast Can a Falcon Dive? explores the world of raptors in a way that will appeal to bird lovers and biology enthusiasts alike. In a reader friendly question and answer format, and complete with more than fifty-five color and black and white images, ornithologist Peter Capainolo and science writer Carol A. Butler define and classify raptors, explore the physical attributes of birds of prey, view how their bodies work, and explain the social and physical behaviors of these species-how they communicate, hunt, reproduce, and more.
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Subject Birds of prey -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Butler, Carol A., 1943-
Other Form: Print version: Capainolo, Peter, 1959- How fast can a falcon dive? New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010 9780813547909 (DLC) 2009048292 (OCoLC)473652248
ISBN 9780813550329 electronic bk.
0813550327 electronic bk.