The Red Kite

SKU: 5268030
The Red Kite
SKU: 5268030
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This book describes the history of the Red Kite and its long association with man. Explains why populations in many areas are now recovering and the serious threats they still face in parts of their range. There is a full review of their current status with chapters on diet and foraging, social behaviour, breeding ecology and movements.

In Britain the fortunes of the Red Kite have come almost full circle. From being one of the most widespread and familiar birds of prey to almost complete extinction as a result of persecution, they are now in the early stages of what is hoped will be a full recovery.

This book describes the history of the Red Kite and its long association with man. Explains why populations in many areas are now recovering and the serious threats they still face in parts of their range. There is a full review of their current status with chapters on diet and foraging, social behaviour, breeding ecology and movements.

Revised 2nd Edition.

ISBN
9781905268030
Author
Ian Carter
Other Contributors
Dan Powell
Format
Hardback
Published
2007
Page Count
187
Illustrations
Black & White Illustrations, Colour Illustrations, Black & White Photographs, Colour Photographs, Maps
Language
English