Field Notes on Midwestern Birds of Prey (n.d.)

Steve Anderson and Hal Koller
Eagle Valley Environmentalists, Inc.

Guide to the suprising number of birds in the American Midwest capable of bringing death from above to small rodents.  These include 10 owls, 9 hawks, 2 eagles and a turkey vulture.   Notes are provided as to how to identify each subspecies, along with information about migration patterns, hunting practices, and mating activities.

I find myself particularly haunted, however, by the drawings provided by illustrator Lenny Lichter, especially a trio of owls.  Look at these owls.  Look into their eyes.  If you were a mouse, you'd be dead by now.

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