The empire of the eagle : an illustrated natural history / Mike Unwin and David Tipling.

Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This book, unlike any previous volume, encompasses each...

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Main Author: Unwin, Mike.
Other Authors: Tipling, David.
Published: New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, c2018.
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Summary: Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This book, unlike any previous volume, encompasses each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species, from the huge Steller's Sea Eagle that soars above Japan's winter ice floes to the diminutive Little Eagle that hunts over the Australian outback. Mike Unwin's vivid and authoritative descriptions combined with stunning photographs taken or curated by David Tipling deliver a fascinating and awe-inspiring volume. -- from Amazon.
Physical Description: 288 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780300232899 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Mike Unwin is a celebrated wildlife and travel writer, known for his books and journalism. Also a photographer, illustrator, and popular speaker, he lives in Brighton, UK. David Tipling is renowned for his wildlife photographs and writings and is coauthor of the critically acclaimed Birds & People . He lives in Norfolk, UK.