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