“This is a delightful book that provides insightful glimpses into the daily life of these magnificent birds of prey. Striking color photographs taken by the authors are included for each species. Written for the layperson, this book is well suited for the general birding audience…highly recommended.” Birding Magazine.
Noel F. R. Snyder and Helen A. Snyder are ornithologists who specialize in birds of prey and bird conservation. They are best known for their efforts to preserve two endangered species – the Puerto Rican Parrot and the California Condor. Their contributions to zoological research and conservation have also involved many other species, including a fifty-year study of owls. Noel was awarded the prestigious Brewster Medal of the American Ornithologists’ Union in 1989, and a Distinguished Achievement Award by the Society for Conservation Biology for his efforts on behalf of the Puerto Rican Parrot and the California Condor. The Snyders reside in Arizona.