| It's the most up-to date compendium on the status and conservation of Peregrine Falcons, mainly in Europe. |
This book is the biggest collection of papers related to Peregrine studies in Europe.
In addition to European presentations it also includes large collection of papers from countries in other continents. Furthermore, this book also includes papers on Saker Falcons, comparing the species with the Peregrine and studies from their central European stronghold.
The book is based on papers presented at the 2nd International Peregrine Conference Poland 2007, held from 19th till 23rd September 2007 in Piotrowo near Poznań, Poland.
There are papers on Peregrine populations in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Russia (European and Asiatic part), Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, United Kingdom.
In addition to European presentations it also includes papers from countries in other continents - United States, Australia, South Africa, Israel, Malaysia, India, Argentina.
A short prefaces are provided by Prof. Ian Newton, Prof. Tom J. Cade and Prof. Clayton M. White.
11 chapters, 62 papers, 800 pages, more than 60 tables, 400 colour photographs and figures, hardcover with book-jacket.
The book edited by Janusz Sielicki and Tadeusz Mizera.
More info at www.falco.strefa.pl
Cover photos by René-Jean Monneret and Terry R. Pickford
European Peregrine Falcon Working Group
© Society for the Protection of Wild Animals „Falcon”
Published by Turul, Warsaw and University of Life Sciences, Poznań
2. Abstracts of presentations from the 2nd International Peregrine Falcon Conference Poland 2007.pdf
3. List of presentations and posters from the 2nd International Peregrine Falcon Conference Poland 2007.pdf
4. Poster of the 2nd IPC.jpg
5. Resolutions of the 2.nd International Peregrine Conference.pdf
Prof. Ian Newton
This book represents another significant milestone in the history of Peregrine studies, adding to our knowledge of the species and its recovery. ... The current volume will prove of value to all Peregrine researchers, whether they are professional biologists, research students, or other enthusiasts, and a source of inspiration to others yet to come.
Prof. Tom Cade
I am very impressed by the quality of the reports assembled. The book will be a major contribution to the scientific literature on the Peregrine.
Prof. Clayton M. White
The new information in this current volume is much awaited by Peregrines addicts and will be appreciated by falcon enthusiasts of younger generations.
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