TITLE

Where eastern eagles dare

AUTHOR(S)
Brazil, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/4/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1767, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the changing habits of Steller's sea eagles, among the world's largest birds of prey. The Shiretoko peninsula in northeastern Japan; Fishing grounds of the Nemuro channel; 18th-century scientist Georg Wilhelm Steller; Protection of the eagle by Japan's Environmental Agency; Work of the naturalist Henry Seebohm; Description of Shiretoko; The Sea's pivotal role in Shiretoko's ecosystem. INSET: Wildlife at the `end of the earth.'..
ACCESSION #
9105273206

 

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