The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

by Unwin, Mike and David Tipling
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The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

by Unwin, Mike and David Tipling

Format: Hardcover

Status: Not yet published

Code: 14886

Condition: New

Due: 2018/11/19

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Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This book, unlike any previous volume, encompasses each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species, from the huge Steller's Sea Eagle that soars above Japan's winter ice floes to the diminutive Little Eagle that hunts over the Australian outback. Mike Unwin's vivid and authoritative descriptions combined with stunning photographs taken or curated by David Tipling deliver a fascinating and awe-inspiring volume.

Featuring chapters organized by habitat, the book investigates the lifestyle and unique adaptations of each eagle species, as well as the significance of eagles in world cultures and the threats they face from humans. A gorgeous appreciation of eagles, this book will dazzle both eye and imagination.

Mike Unwin is a celebrated wildlife and travel writer, known for his books and journalism. Also a photographer, illustrator, and popular speaker, he lives in Brighton, UK. David Tipling is renowned for his wildlife photographs and writings and is coauthor of the critically acclaimed Birds & People. He lives in Norfolk, UK.

ISBN: 9780300232899

Publisher: Yale University Press

Year of Publication: 2018/11/19

Page Count: 288

Shipping Weight: 5.00