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Hunting tactics of peregrines and other falcons

Dick Dekker

Hunting tactics of peregrines and other falcons

by Dick Dekker

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Published by Hancock House in Surrey, B.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDick Dekker
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.F34 D45 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24390009M
ISBN 10088839683X
ISBN 109780888396839
LC Control Number2010459450
OCLC/WorldCa311231038

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Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and other Falcons by Dick Dekker. This thesis reports on the population dynamics and nest site competition between Peregrines and Prairie Falcons on a sympatric breeding range in Alberta over a span of 48 years. Buy Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons by Dekker, Dr Dick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Dr Dick Dekker. Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons contains 16 chapters that capture the various studies he conducted on the behavior of four species: Merlin (Falco columbarius), Gyrfalcon (F.

rusticolus), Peregrine Falcon (F. peregrinus), and Prairie Falcon (F. mexicanus). This is an unusual book in that chapters 2 through 15 are essentially republications of Dekker's earlier key papers on : Joseph B. Buchanan. Hunting tactics of peregrines and other falcons.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. This dissertation describes the foraging habits and capture rates of four species of bird-hunting falcons; Peregrine (Falco peregrinus), Merlin (Falco colum-barius), Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), and Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus).

6 Hunting tactics of Peregrines ABSTRACT This dissertation describes the foraging habits and capture rates of four species of bird-hunting falcons; Peregrine (Falco peregrinus), Merlin (Falco colum-barius), Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), and Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus).Cited by: 6.

Hunting tactics of Peregrines CURRICULUM VITAE Theodorus Johannes (Dick) Dekker was born in Rotterdam on (). Hybridization between a Peregrine Falcon and a Prairie Falcon in the : D. Dekker. Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus) were locally reintroduced and increased from one active nest site in to 27 inwhich coincided with a decline of sandpipers roosting at Mary's Point.

Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons Dick Dekker Hancock House Publishers. "This dissertation describes the foraging habits and capture rates of four species of bird-hunting falcons; Peregrine (Falco peregrinus), Merlin (Falco colum-barius), Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), and Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus).

Request PDF | On Dec 1,Joseph B. Buchanan and others published Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons.

Dick Dekker. Hancock. Record number: Title: Hunting tactics of Peregrines and other falcons: Author(s) Dekker, D. Source: Wageningen University.

Promotor(en): Ron Ydenberg; Herbert. According to Kate Davis in her book Falcons of North American, falconers have been known to jokingly equate the Peregrine’s extreme hunting style to “giving a 16 year old the keys to a Ferrari.” Nova’s program, “Worlds Fastest Animal,” tells us that fewer than half of the young Peregrines make it to adulthood.

To intercept its prey, model-falcons use the same guidance law as missiles (pure proportional navigation); this assumption is corroborated by empirical data on peregrine falcons hunting lures.

The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey (raptor) in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black peregrine is renowned for its speed, reaching over km/h ( mph) during its characteristic hunting stoop Class: Aves.

Peregrine Falcon. Not only is the Peregrine Falcon the fastest bird in the world, but it's also the fastest animal on earth, reaching over mph. Peregrine Falcons are very sought after, but they require an advanced level of experience to handle and train, usually on a lure.

Golden Eagle. Falconry is the hunting of wild animals in their natural state and habitat by means of a trained bird of and larger animals are hunted; squirrels and rabbits often fall prey to these birds.

There are two traditional terms used to describe a person involved in falconry: a falconer flies a falcon; an Austringer (French origin) flies a hawk (Accipiter, some buteos and similar) or an. as well as an excellent book (Bolt from the Blue—Wild Peregrines on the Hunt, Hancock House, ). The latter is written for a wider audience and covers some of the same material as the present book.

Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons is a summation to date of Dekker’s unparalleled career watching hunting : Joseph B. Buchanan. Falcons.

Falcons have highly tapered wings engineered for speed and maneuverability. Falconry is a centuries old means of hunting with raptors. A variety of species are used, but falcons are favored. Three species of falcons now nest in Maine and are featured here.

A fourth, the gyrfalcon, is a transient migrant and winter visitor. American Kestrel. Latest woes for Boeing’s grounded Max: Predatory falcons and pigeon corpses A peregrine falcon can be seen amid brackets atop the roof of.

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Hunting tactics of peregrines and other falcons in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. When it comes to hunting on the fly, nothing beats the Peregrine Falcon. By folding its wings in to minimize drag, the boomerang-shaped birds can hurtle thousands of feet through the air at speeds of close to miles per hour—an unparalleled maneuver in the animal kingdom.

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