By Robert Kenward, 2006 edition. Robert Kenward is a raptor biologist and conservationist who has enjoyed a long and fruitful career studying Goshawks. The Goshawk is an authoritative yet highly readable monograph of a rather special bird of prey. The book includes chapters on nomenclature, races and morphs, biometrics, nesting, incubation and chick-rearing, migration, feeding ecology, population dynamics, and conservation, peppered throughout with illuminating tales from author Robert Kenward’s extensive field research. The product of almost 30 years of research and a lifetime of interest, The Goshawk is both a valuable resource for ornithologists and raptor specialists, and a great read. Birders will enjoy the fascinating insights into the life of this secretive bird, while biologists will appreciate the books comprehensive overview of research on this most dynamic of species. It is a very worthy addition to the long – established Poyser series of species monographs.
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