Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds by Stephen Debus

By Stephen Debus

Eagles are awe-inspiring birds that experience encouraged a lot human endeavour. Australia is domestic to 3 eagle species, and in Melanesia there are 4 extra endemic species. a different 3 huge Australian hawks are eagle-like. Eagles, being on the most sensible of the nutrients chain, are delicate ecological barometers of human effect at the Earth’s atmosphere prone, and the entire six Australian species coated during this booklet are threatened in a minimum of a few states (one additionally nationally). 3 of the 4 Melanesian tropical woodland endemics are threatened or near-threatened.
In Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds, Dr Stephen Debus presents a 25-year replace of information on those 10 species as a complement to the guide of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (HANZAB) and up to date worldwide treatises, dependent partially on his personal box experiences. incorporated are the 1st nest or prey files for a few Melanesian species. This booklet locations the Australasian species of their local and worldwide context, studies their inhabitants prestige and threats, offers new details on their ecology, and indicates what should be performed with a view to make sure the way forward for those extraordinary birds.
Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds is a useful source for raptor biologists, birdwatchers, flora and fauna rescuers and carers, raptor rehabilitators and zookeepers.

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