This high quality atlas offers an elaborate overview of the frequent diseases occurring in falcons. It enables veterinarians, falcon breeders, owners, and laboratory technicians to utilize the knowledge of experienced scientists gained throughout decades of work with birds of prey.
The most important diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa are described in association with clinical symptoms as well as pathological and histological findings. A separate chapter deals with hematology and clinical chemistry of falcons. Reference laboratory values in this special field, established through years of practical experience in falcon medicine, are provided. About 380 color images with elaborate picture legends illustrate not only the clinical signs but also the diagnostic details.