A bird guide for younger readers, these vibrant paintings and fascinating facts teach all about the world s majestic raptors. Artist and environmental conservationist Robert Bateman offers awe-inspiring, lifelike illustrations to capture the habitats and daily life of the sky s predatorsincluding buteos, accipiters, eagles, falcons, kites, ospreys, vultures, and owls. With a gentle message about sharing the earth with these soaring species, this is a wonderful introduction to the keen eyesight, curved beaks, sharp talons, and agile flights that make these birds perfectly designed for hunting their prey."
Robert Batemanis an internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and naturalist and a former high school geology and art teacher. His passion for wildlife and nature led him to become an advocate for environmental concerns. He is the author of "The Art of Robert Bateman," "An Artist in Nature," "Backyard Birds," "Natural Worlds," "Polar Worlds," "Safari," and "The World of Robert Bateman." He lives in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia."