Hawks at my wingtip by Welch, Bill

Cover of: Hawks at my wingtip | Welch, Bill

Published by North Country Press in Thorndike, Me .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hawks.,
  • Birds -- Flight.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

StatementBill Welch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.F32 W45 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2379313M
ISBN 100896210987
LC Control Number87007821
OCLC/WorldCa15519944

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Hawks at my Wingtip by Bill Welch. The New England hawk migration study combined the worlds of hawkwatching and aeronautical engineering for a unique view of birds in flight. Specially outfitted in a Sperber motorglider, which allowed slow, sustained, highly maneuverable flying, Bill Welch and his colleagues followed the hawks on their east.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Welch, Bill, Hawks at my wingtip. Thorndike, Me.: North Country Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type. In his book, Hawks At My Wingtip, Bill describes his experiences and observations as he flew with the hawks.

Each year, as reports were gathered from each site, Don Hopkins and Jerry Mersereau produced a report that went out to all the observers.

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These individuals could be hawkwatchers, birdwatchers, raptor enthusiasts, general nature enthusiasts, etc. But the key here is that the book is meant to assist you with identifying the birds at a distance, in flight and with binoculars/5(91). This book is for the individual who wants to identify hawks in at a distance, in flight, with binoculars.

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Adult Cooper’s hawks blue-gray above with rufous underparts. Immatures are brown with finer streaking underneath. Up to 19” long, with a wingspan of up to 34”.

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But the key here is that the book is meant to assist you with identifying the birds at a distance, in flight and with binoculars.

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Wrist. The bend of a bird's wing is its wrist—the first joint down from the wingtip—and how that wrist is held can distinguish different with wingspan, it is best to make this judgment when the bird's wings are fully extended and the bird is gently soaring so that the wing is in a rest position.

Check to see if the wrist joint is relatively straight or shows a stronger bend. Red-tailed Hawk: Quintessential broad-winged, short-tailed buteo shape. Plumage is pale underneath with dark patagial bars and bellyband.

Cooper’s Hawk, immature: Pale underneath with dark streaks throughout underbody, and brown head denote 1st-year. Note long wings for an accipiter, large head, and long tail with white tip.

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