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New Crossley ID Quiz Challenges You to ID Raptors From Above

By on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 - 4 Comments

Click image for a larger version. (Right-click to open in a new window if you’d like to have the photo visible while you read the answers below.) The new Crossley ID Guide: Raptors came out in April. Crossley’s innovative technique of cramming … Continue reading

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A Hawk-Watching Quiz on the Prairie, Crossley Style

By on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 - 4 Comments

  (Click image for a larger version) The new Crossley guide hits bookstores this week, bringing Crossley’s unique approach to the task of helping you identify more raptors—whether they’re familiar, unfamiliar, faraway, backlit, immature, adult, light-morph, dark-morph, soaring, hovering, or … Continue reading

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Sharpen Up Your Sharpie ID With New Crossley Raptor Guide

By on Thursday, March 21st, 2013 - No Comments

(Click image to enlarge) We were pretty impressed with Richard Crossley’s first bird ID guide when it came out in 2011. So we can’t wait for the next installment: a guide dedicated specifically to raptors, due out in April 2013. … Continue reading

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Harpy Eagle sighted at Cornell Lab!

By on Friday, May 6th, 2011 - 7 Comments

Okay, it was a captive Harpy Eagle, but nevertheless, when the world’s largest raptor pays a visit to your workplace it tends to grab your attention, even if you can’t count it on your ABA list. On Monday and Tuesday … Continue reading

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