Prairie falcon by Jim Cohn

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, Calif .

Written in English

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StatementJim Cohn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O4354 P7 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2190875M
ISBN 101556430582
LC Control Number89009336
OCLC/WorldCa19630231

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“ changed my life; it is still changing my life. I watched a young prairie falcon land on a lure, a dead pigeon in fact.

The falcon was out to hack. She was not tame but she would tolerate the falconer and me without notice. Something awakened in me. I couldn’t take my eyes off this falcon.

A large falcon of the arid west. The Prairie Falcon is nearly the size of the famous Peregrine, but differs in its hunting behavior, often pursuing small prey with rapid, maneuverable flight close to the ground. Although it is characteristic of desolate plains and desert wilderness, this falcon has also adapted to altered landscapes: in winter, it is often seen flying over southwestern cities.

A raptor of the West’s wide-open Prairie falcon book, Prairie Falcons glide above shrubby deserts and grasslands searching for ground squirrels and other small mammals and birds. In flight, look for the dark triangle of “armpit” feathers that distinguish it from other light-colored falcons. On the breeding territory you may hear a Prairie Falcon pair’s loud courtship calls, but roosting birds can.

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They inhabit the American West from Canada to Northern Mexico. This book introduces the reader to /5(6). Prairie Falcons are about the same size as juvenile Peregrine Falcons, but lighter in color and lack the heavy dark wedge on the side of the face of the Peregrine Falcon.

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Author Bruce Haak shares his passion for the prairie falcon and its habitat in this fascinating story of his journey to understand and record the behavior of this spirited bird of : Bruce Haak. That’s a prairie falcon, Falco mexicanus, probably an adult, and it greatly delighted the 40ish participants on a High Plains Snow Goose Festival field trip on a sunny Saturday morning earlier in the photo, like the one before it, could have been from any point in the past 60–70 years.

They had prairie falcons in the olden days, and prairie falcons presumably perched on poles. Martin's book, Healer of Angels, reflects back on his life: from a young boy terrified of birds to becoming the first man in North America licensed to train a wild golden eagle in the ancient art.

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The Prairie Falcon’s cruising speed is estimated at 45 mph and it accelerates in the chase Prairie Falcons can dive at speeds up to mph Prairie Falcon typically catches birds by pursuing them in level flight and grasping them, less often knocking them down in spectacular dives like the peregrine falcon.

Prairie Falcon: Medium falcon with brown upperparts, dark-spotted pale underparts, dark brown moustache stripe. Dark underwing-bars visible in flight. Feeds on small birds and mammals, and large insects.

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Funk, 55, said he started bird watching when he was child but had never seen a prairie falcon in his native Coles County until He said these falcons typically reside in Author: ROB STROUD. The Prairie Falcon inhabits dry environments of western North America where cliffs or bluffs punctuate open plains and shrub-steppe deserts.

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biarmicus feldeggii) of Europe. It is also the prairie and desert cousin of the duck hawk, which it closely resembles with its pointed wings and its dash and courage, although it preys more on small mammals.A Coloring Book This coloring book describes the 16 species of diurnal raptors (eagles, hawks, falcons, accipiters, osprey, harrier, and vulture) that live in the Mor-ley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area (NCA) - either part of the year or year round.

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