Illustrated Birds of Prey: Red-Tailed Hawk, American Kestral, & Peregrine Falcon: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Woodcarvers, and Artis by Denny RogersIllustrated Birds of Prey: Red-Tailed Hawk, American Kestral, & Peregrine Falcon: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Woodcarvers, and Artis by Denny Rogers

Illustrated Birds of Prey: Red-Tailed Hawk, American Kestral, & Peregrine Falcon: The Ultimate…

byDenny RogersIllustratorLori CorbettForeword byJohn Strutt

Paperback | May 30, 2007

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The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Woodcarvers, and Artists For the first time in a single volume, renowned illustrator, sculptor, woodcarver, and wildlife enthusiast Denny Rogers presents his detailed and celebrated drawings of distinguished birds of prey: the red-tailed hawk, the American kestrel, and the peregrine falcon. Based on the author's extensive research of live raptors, The Illustrated Birds of Prey features 200 meticulous and anatomically accurate drawings that capture each magnificent bird in multiple poses from every angle and in minute detail - while documenting their natural behavior and fierce predatory nature. Inside The Illustrated Birds of Prey, you'll find: - 47 drawings of the large red-tailed hawk, the most familiar hawk in North America. - 65 drawings of the peregrine falcon, the world's fastest bird with diving speeds of up to 200 mph. - 87 drawings of the American kestrel, considered the most colorful predator bird in the world. - Proportion charts for adapting each drawing to various sizes. You'll also discover comprehensive line drawings of flight and contour feathers, exclusive color charts created by award winning bird carver Lori Corbett, and a gorgeous galleryof artistic interpretations of the raptors by some of the world's finest artists. No wildlife artist, woodcarver, or sculptor, should be without this complete, one-of-a-kind resource!
Raised in Abraham Lincoln's hometown of Springfield, Illinois, Denny Rogers holds a bachelor's degree in visual communications (with a double major in graphic design and illustration) and a master's degree in product design/ manufacturing from Illinois State University. He has done doctoral work in bronze sculpture and foundry technolo...
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Title:Illustrated Birds of Prey: Red-Tailed Hawk, American Kestral, & Peregrine Falcon: The Ultimate…Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:May 30, 2007Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1565233107

ISBN - 13:9781565233102

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Table of Contents

Foreword.......viii The Red-Tailed hawk................................1 Drawings..................................................5 Measurements.........................................5-9,18,20,26-27,28-30 Anatomy.................................................19-23,27 Color Specifications....................................12-13 Glide Patterns.............................................14-17 Feathers.....................................................10-11,24-25 Poses.........................................................31-54 Reference....................................................55 Color Charts...............................................56-62 Gallery........................................................63-67 Reference Photographs...............................68-69 The Peregrine Falcon...................................155 Drawings.....................................................159 Measurements.............................................159-163,170,172,174,186-187 Anatomy.....................................................171,173,176,178-180 Glide Patterns..............................................166-169,174,181-182 Feathers......................................................164-165,175,177,183-185 Poses...........................................................188-222 Reference........................................................223 Color Charts...................................................224-230 Gallery............................................................231-235 Reference Photographs...................................236-237 Listing of Featured Artists and Contributors.......238

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"Any birdwatcher who has marveled at the beauty of a kestrel, red-tail, or peregrine will be delighted." --Chuck Hagner, editor," Birder's World" magazine