Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, (1979). First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. xiii, (i), 410 with index; Illustrated, maps, charts, plates; brown cloth lettered in silver in a dust jacket;. Very good / very good. Item #12971
A Volume in The Wildlife Behavior and Ecology Series. contained in its diet of birds migrating from industrial Europe. Walter, who has studied raptors on several continents and has been an ornithologist since his early youth, examines several discrete colonies of Eleonora's falcon. He concentrates on the species' intraspecific behavior and ecology such as the falcons' aggressive actions, hunting strategies, and response to fluctuating environmental conditions and investigates their evolutionary past.