TITLE

Coming to Roost: Chronicle of a Northern Visitor

AUTHOR(S)
Doherty, Peter
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb2004, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on northern hawk owls in New York. Background on the book "Birds of New York"; Role of technological advances in changing the way birders follow their quarry; Behavior of hawk owls.
ACCESSION #
12114382

 

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