Richard Sale is a full time writer and photographer, who has written numerous books on outdoor/leisure themes.A freelance photographer for 40 years, John Cleare has made no less than 20 expeditions to the mountains of Nepal, India, Pakistan and China. Highlights include membership of the 1971 International Everest Expedition and leadership of the successful 1982 American Muztagh Ata ski ascent.
'One of the best New Naturalists on birds, and one that is likely to remain the last word on British falcons for a long time.' British Wildlife
'An in-depth, rigorous analysis of the four British breeding falcons [...]. A must for the bookshelves of any raptor-loving hardened ornithologist.' Bird Watching
'A wonderful addition to the remarkable New Naturalist Library. [...] we get the benefit of Richard Sale's own vital research, especially in a fascinating chapter on the birds' hunting techniques.' BBC Wildlife
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'The series is an amazing achievement' The Times Literary Supplement
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