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Take a photographic journey of American Bald Eagles during nesting season. Through 160 breathtaking images captured in eagles’ natural habitats, this factual account offers a rare glimpse into the behaviors and activities of America’s national symbol as it prepares a nest, mates, lays eggs, and raises its young. Travel with adult eagles as they gather nest materials, forage for prey, and ward off intruders into their territory. Inside the nest, observe how eaglets grow from hatchlings into fledglings, and experience first flight. Included are tips for observing eagles and a glossary of terms. This is a perfect book for eagle enthusiasts and eagle nest cam viewers, nature and wildlife lovers, bird watchers, conservationists, scientists, teachers, children, and photographers. The one-of-a-kind photographs and comprehensive descriptions make this a must-have treasure to be enjoyed by all ages. It is sure to become the go-to reference on bald eagles.
Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 160 color images | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764344640 | Binding: hard cover
Teena Ruark Gorrow and Craig A. Koppie join their passion for bald eagles and enjoyment of wildlife photography to capture the remarkable behaviors of America’s national symbol during nesting season. Gorrow, award-winning co-author of The ABC’s of Wellness for Teachers and professor of teacher education at Salisbury University, is a career educator whose former roles include public school teacher and administrator. She delights in observing eagles with her husband near their home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Koppie, an eagle/raptor biologist and eagle spokesperson for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Chesapeake Bay Field Office, has amassed an extensive 30-year work history with bald eagle research and recovery initiatives. He makes his home near Annapolis with his wife and children.