Book review: Gyrfalcons and Ptarmigan in a changing world

Journal of Raptor Research



The Peregrine Fund has published proceedings of several conferences over the years and has become experts, and this 2 volume set is no exception. The title of the proceedings sounded especially interesting in this era of almost daily accounts in the media about climate change, its causes and its effects on the planet, including its flora and fauna. This 772-page Proceedings is loaded with useful information regarding Gyrfalcons and their prey and should be in the library of all serious raptor bibliophiles. The sponsors are to be commended for supporting the conference and for publishing the proceedings. Proceedings are available at

Review info: Gyrfalcons and Ptarmigan in a changing world. Edited by Richard T. Watson, Tom J. Cade, Mark Fuller, et. al., 2012. ISBN: 978-1461129073, 978-1469943305, 400 pp.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Book review: Gyrfalcons and Ptarmigan in a changing world
Series title Journal of Raptor Research
DOI 10.3356/JRR-Book_REview.1
Volume 47
Issue 1
Year Published 2013
Language English
Publisher Raptor Research Foundation
Contributing office(s) Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Description 4 p.
First page 83
Last page 86
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N