Edited by Ruth E. Tingay and Todd E. Katzner. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, USA. 2010: 256 pages, 14 color photographs, 29 halftones, 1 chart/graph, and 1 table. 978-0-8014-4873-7. $29.95 (cloth).—This is a rich collection of creative non-fiction essays from a rather reclusive group of people who are typically limited to publishing purely scientific material: field researchers who study eagles. The editors, Ruth Tingay and Todd Katzner, have at least 30 years of field experience with birds of prey between them and additional experience in the field with other species. Likely through their associations with or positions of leadership in The Peregrine Fund, Hawk Mountain, and the Raptor Research Foundation, they have identified some of the most committed, adventurous, and surprisingly well-written eagle researchers. They also selected an impressive diversity of 24 eagle species including some of the most elusive (Madagascar Serpent...

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